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NTBG Plant Name:
Cordyline fruticosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000026244
Specimen ID:
034684
Collector ID:
3819
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
September 3, 1997
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
Tim Flynn 1998
Observers:
Diane Ragone, Jim Wiseman, Matt Long, Tim Flynn, Francisco S ohl (local guide and Asst. Admin. officer of Mwalok Village), Maria Dav id (healer)
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Sokehs Municipality
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Shrub to 3m, dbh 3cm; leaves green. N.V. Dihng [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
'Apical meristem: Antidote. Take center part of the leaves from 2-4 plants, mash on rock, put in clot h. Squeeze the juice as soon as being wounded by stingray, use as long as needed. Said to take out p ison. Analgesic. Use as above. It is analgesic and helps the wound to heal. '
Date of Record Creation:
May 7, 2012
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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