Glochidion marianum

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Pohnpeian: Luwekienloal. An alternate spelling may derive from the name Liwekidenloal. The name is noted in a chant associated with the plant in Tuhke en Pohnpei. Alternate spellings in extant literature: liwekitaloahl. Plant is in the Pohnpei traditional plant garden in Kolonia.

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Kingdom: Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass: Rosidae –
Order: Euphorbiales –
Family: Euphorbiaceae – Spurge family
Genus: Glochidion J.R. & G. Forst. –
Species: Glochidion marianum Müll. Arg. –

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