SC/SS 115 Ethnobotany • Name:
- Label the morphological features of this Lycopodiella cernua using the image seen on this page from the seedless vascular plant hike on 21 August 2007.
- When working in the ethnobotanical garden on 23 August across the entrance road I noted that ferns should not be cut. The rule is that ferns are to be kept, retained. Why would we want to retain ferns in ethnobotanical garden? Your answer should be written from an ethnobotanical perspective.
- Write about the key characteristics of seedless vascular plant reproduction that characterize this group of plants. What reproductive cycle features do these plants have in common? In what ways does their reproduction differ from each other?
- On the Pohnpei traditional plant garden walk of 06 October the concept of "public" and "private" healing plant knowledge was introduced. Distinguish between "public" and "private" healing plant knowledge.
- In the healing plant presentations of 18 and 20 September the concept of a culture bound syndrome was introduced. What is a culture bound syndrome?
- On 25 September the class visited the Pohnpei Botanic garden at Pwunso. One of the purposes of the visit was to learn about economic botany. What is economic botany? What types of plants does this field study that we have encountered?
- Write about the key features of gymnosperms and of their reproductive cycle that characterize this group of plants. What reproductive cycle features do these plants have in common?