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NTBG Plant Name:
Scaevola taccada
Identified As:
Scaevola sericea
Barcode:
PTBG1000007104
Specimen ID:
022795
Collector ID:
25787
Collector Name:
F. R. Fosberg
Collection Date:
July 23, 1946
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Determiner:
F. R. Fosberg 1956
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Ngeanges (Gaiangas)
State:
KOROR STATE
Elevation:
Yes
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Bush 1 m. tall, rounded; flowers white with purple markings."gorai" Common along beaches.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Used medicinally for stomach trouble.
Habitat:
Sandy flat covered by dense low brushy second-growth forest.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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