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NTBG Plant Name:
Piper methysticum
Barcode:
PTBG1000056018
Specimen ID:
049038
Collector ID:
46
Collector Name:
Relio Lengsi
Collection Date:
April 24, 2006
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
! David H. Lorence
Observers:
Emos Eperiam, Julie Cooper, Francisca Sohl
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
Nett Municipality
Elevation:
53
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub about 3 ft in ht. Heart shaped leaf. Leaf thick and leathery. Dark green upper and lower with yellow flecks throughout. Semi spicy smell. Crush leaf to release bad smell and dark green juice. N.V. Sakau [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Use: Leaves used to treat cuts. Gather 1 to 2 leaves and rub in hand until soft. Place it on cut. Apply twice a day until healed. Participant: Ms. Merty Lengsi. Female.
Habitat:
Collected along roadside in agroforest.
Associated Species:
Dominant plants include banana, coconut, and mango.
Date of Record Creation:
June 15, 2016
Date of Last Update:
June 15, 2016

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