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NTBG Plant Name:
Scaevola taccada
Identified As:
Scaevola sericea
Barcode:
PTBG1000007085
Specimen ID:
046140
Collector ID:
146
Collector Name:
A. Dores
Collection Date:
August 23, 2003
Herbarium Name:
NY
Determiner:
T. W. Flynn, Aug 2004
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Elevation:
6
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree, 4 m tall, stem 10cm of a diameter, flowers white, fruits greenish. N.V. ined [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
leaves Medicine. Medicine for man's sickness. To cure man's sickness, take eight (8) leaves, pound and wrap in a piece of cloth. Squeeze in the cup used for drinking sakau and drink. Drink one cup each day for eight days. Informant: Alfred Dores: Pohnpei. Unknown
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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