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NTBG Plant Name:
Cordyline fruticosa
Barcode:
PTBG1000026249
Specimen ID:
043294
Collector ID:
4122
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 17, 2000
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
D. Lorence 2003
Observers:
Petring Albert, Daniel Balick, Roberta Lee
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Madolenihmw Municipality
Elevation:
24
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Shrub to 3 m tall; leaves reddish green; inflorescence red; young flower buds pink. N. V. Ting [Pohnpeian].
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Ethnobotanical Notes:
leaves: Anemia. Women's medicine. After birth, take leaves and pound and put in cloth, squeeze liquid in cup. 2-3 days after birth for low blood count. Possibly mixed with other leaves.
Habitat:
Cultivated.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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