SC/SS 115 Ethnobotany Test One • Name:

1. Sketch and correctly label the strobili and microphylls for one of the lycopodium plants present in the laboratory. 2. Sketch and correctly label the sori for one of the ferns in the laboratory.
  1. ___________________ On the SVP hike and again on the Pohnpei campus traditional plants of Pohnpei field trip some of you saw plants that have names in your language, names that you do not know. What is the process of cultural knowledge loss called in the field of ethnography?
  2. What is a use of the lemon grass (Cymbogon citratus) described by Totoa Fetalai-Currie?
  3. What is a use of the aloe (Aloe vera) described by Totoa Fetalai-Currie?
  4. What is a use of the tumeric plant by the Yapese (Curcuma longa)?
  5. For each of the plants in the laboratory match the Latin name below to the letter on the plant sheet. Write down the name, if any, of that plant in your language. Include also a use of that plant in Micronesia if the plant has a usage in Micronesia.
Latin nameLetterLocal name in your language, if any.Micronesian usage (anywhere in Micronesia).
  1. Sketch and describe in brief the life cycle of a seedless vascular plant.

E. Dividing ever by two are the stems and stalks of this sun lover.

F. A splendid fern that does not need us.

L. Microscopic are not the sori on this versatile fern.

R. Up in a tree hanging around is found this cone maker.

N. Lying I would be if I said that the feet of wolves created this plant.

U. Kidney shaped are the sori on this shade lover.

V. The mamas of Micronesia have long depended on this plant.