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NTBG Plant Name:
Cordyline fruticosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000026247
Specimen ID:
048157
Collector ID:
4431
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 2, 2007
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY,BNM
Determiner:
! David H. Lorence 2008
Observers:
Yadana Desmond, Ann Kitalong, Roberta Lee, Nicholas Penna, Sachi Singeo, Kiblas Soaladaob
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Babeldaob
State:
AIRAI STATE
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb. About 5 m; dbh 5-8 cm. Long green leaves. Sterile. Palauan Name: Sis.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Food- Leaves can be used to wrap grated tapioca. The wrapped packets are prepared by boiling in hot water. Local experts: Diladelbai Raphaela Sumang (f)(RS), Dirabelluu Kerengel Tesei (f,72)(KT), Eriko Singeo (f)(ES)
Habitat:
Mangrove forest, and nearby stone path.
Date of Record Creation:
May 7, 2012
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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