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NTBG Plant Name:
Scaevola taccada
Barcode:
PTBG1000007088
Specimen ID:
043452
Collector ID:
56
Collector Name:
A. Raynor
Collection Date:
March 20, 2001
Herbarium Name:
NY
Determiner:
! T. Flynn 9/05
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 5 m tall; stem 23cm in diameter; flowers white; fruits green. N.V. Remek [Pohnpeian]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
leaves Depurant. Medicine for cleaning the kidneys. Pound several leaves and wrap it in a piece of cloth and squeeze in a cup of water. Drink 1 cup/day. it can be drunk for 4-8 days. fruits Conjunctivitis. Pick 1 or 2 fruits, and squeeze it in the eye, it is repeated until it is cured. Informant: Benskin Etse, Pohnpei, male, 50 years old.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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