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NTBG Plant Name:
Scaevola taccada
Barcode:
PTBG1000005844
Specimen ID:
054616
Collector ID:
96
Collector Name:
P. Emos Eperiam
Collection Date:
April 28, 2006
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
David H. Lorence 2011
Observers:
Relio Lengsi
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Kitti Municipality
Elevation:
19
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub about 3 ft. (0.9m) tall. Leaf: green upper and lower. Flowers white, with small white round fruits. Stem is green too. N.V. Remek [Pohnpein]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Leaf. Medicine for belly button in newborn child. Gather the leaves, doesn't matter how many, pound, put into a piece of cloth and squeeze onto the belly button. Apply twice a day until it's healed.
Associated Species:
Dominant plants include banana, weipwul and mango.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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