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The Useful Plants of the Island of Guam free pdf This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...adaptation of the Malayan name of this plant, Karinta kali. Carmona heterophylla Cav. Same as Ehretia microphylla. Carrizo (Spanish). See Trichoon rofburghii. a Even ipecacuanha. (Brot.) Callicocca ipecacuanha Brot. Trans. Linn. Soc. 6: 137. t. 11. 1802. Uragoga Ipecacuanha (Brot.) Baill. Hist. PI. 7: 281. 1880. 6 Watt, Dictionary of the Economic Products of India, vol. 3, p. 488, 1890. i ryopliyllus mnlaccensis, Malay Apple. Family Myrtaceae. Ixjcal, Names.--Macupa, Makupa (Philippines and Guam)- Kavika (Fiji)- Nonu-fl'afl'a (Samoa)- Ahia (Tahiti)- Ohia (Hawaii). A tree of medium size, bearing a profusion of white, purple, or red flowers, with ifts of stamens of the same color as the corolla. These are followed by an abun-ance of fruit having a fragrant, apple-like odor and a delicate flavor. Leaves large, lossy, ovate, elliptic- or obovate-oblong, attenuate at each end- inflorescence cen-ripetal with solitary axillary flowers, or in short racemes (leafless branches), or entrifugal in dense terminal cymes- calyx globose or more or less elongate, pro-.uced beyond the ovary, with 4 or rarely 5 rounded lobes- petals 4, rarely 5- stamens nany- ovary 2-celled, rarely 3-celled, with several ovules in each cell- style filiform, tigina small- fruit nearly round, crowned by the scar of the calyx lobes- seed usu-Jly 1. This tree occurs on nearly all the larger islands of the tropical Pacific and in the ihilay Archipelago. It has been introduced into Guam comparatively recently and s by no means common. In Hawaii, Samoa, and Fiji it is very highly esteemed by he natives, more for ite beauty than for its fruit. The ancient Hawaiians made their dols of ite wood, and the tree figures in the myths of the Fijians. The etymological dentity of the Fijian, ..

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Author : William Edwin Safford
Publisher : Theclassics.Us
Data Published : 12 September 2013
ISBN : 1230362320
EAN : 9781230362328
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Number of Pages : 214 pages
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Language : English
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