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NTBG Plant Name:
Cordyline fruticosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000026236
Specimen ID:
045923
Collector ID:
883
Collector Name:
F. B. H. Brown
Collection Date:
January 20, 1922
Herbarium Name:
BISH
Other Herbarium:
BISH
Determiner:
Nom. Rev. A. L. Vernon 7 May 2012
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
PF
Island Group:
MARQUESAS ISLANDS
Island:
Fatu Hiva
State:
FATU-HIVA COMMUNE
Elevation:
400
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Tree. Height 12 m. Flower white with purplish tinge. Diam., breast high 60 cm. Bark gray, rough. Sapwood & heartwood yellow-white. Ti kua.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Leaves 90±-meter long 10 ±cm wide used for lining "ma" pits. Sugar attained from root is fermented, highly [?] variety - sacred.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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