Bidens pilosa L.

  • Filed As

    Asteraceae
    Bidens pilosa L.

  • Collector(s)

    G. M. Plunkett 3352 with Marika Tuiwawa, Frazer Alo, Jean-Pascal Wahe, Samuel Herwaen Kemah, Lacey Strong, Philemon Ala, Joseph Kahi Narkahou, Thomas Sam Nakuramu, Johnny Simon Yawiko, Tanife Rawi Karpa, Tarpu Rawi Karpa, Yawiko Johnny Karpa, 28 Apr 2016

  • Location

    Vanuatu. Tafea. South West Tanna Area Council. Tanna Island, South Tanna, Kwamera area.

  • Habitat

    Growing along path in disturbed forest, just N of Lighthouse village.

  • Description

    Herb, c. 60 cm tall. Flowers yellow.

  • Notes (shown on label)

    DNA, digital image

  • Collection Notes

    5-Dicot

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 03599321

    Occurrence ID: df6512ae-01ad-4e92-9374-96bf34acf72d

  • Laboratory Collections

    Tissue Samples, 01285861, G. M. Plunkett 3352, Bidens pilosa L. - Accepted : Asteraceae (313.0) : : : Magnoliophyta;

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  • Kingdom

    Plantae

  • Division

    Magnoliophyta

  • Order

    Asterales

  • Family

    Asteraceae

  • All Determinations

    Bidens pilosa L.

  • Region

    Oceania

  • Country

    Vanuatu

  • State/Province

    Tafea

  • County/Municipio

    South West Tanna Area Council

  • Locality

    Tanna Island, South Tanna, Kwamera area.

  • Elevation

    Alt. 100 m. (328 ft.)

  • Coordinates

    -19.639, 169.432

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03599321
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(Asteraceae)
Bidens pilosa L.
Vanuatu: Tafea Province. Tanna Island. South Tanna,
Kwamera area.
S 19° 38’ 20.4"; E 169° 25’ 54.6"; 100 m elev.
Herb, c. 60 cm tall. Flowers yellow. Growing along path
in disturbed forest, just N of Lighthouse village. DNA,
digital image. Duplicates: 6.
Gregory M. Plunkett, #3352	April 28,2016
Marika Tuiwawa, Frazer Alo, Jean-Pascal Wahe, Samuel
Herwaen Kemah, Lacey Strong, Philemon Ala, Joseph
Kahi Narkahou, Thomas Sam Nakuramu, Johnny Simon
Yawiko, Tanife Rawi Karpa, Tarpu Rawi Karpa, Yawiko
Johnny Karpa
A collaboration ofNYBG and PVNH, funded by The Christensen Fund,
The National Geographic Society, and The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund.
The Ethnobotany of Vanuatu
Gregory M. Plunkett #3352
N.V. Yerehma Yerehma [Nafe]
entire plant To treat flu symptoms, a whole
plant (root, leaf, flower) is put into a pot and
boiled. A decoction is made and consumed 3
times per day for week.
stem Two sticks are chewed and then spit di-
rectly on the person who was affected by the
spirit.
Source: Sam Natou (m, 55), Sam Nauka (m, 50), Philip Wahe
(M, 60+)
Nrw York Botanical Gardf.n: NY
Vanuatu National Herbarium: PVNH