SC/SS 115 Ethnobotany Test One • Name:

1. 26 August. Sketch Lycopodiella cernua (lycopodium: mah in tefuroh, suhke krismas, unen katu, gashishil gaatu, pechalgaatuw, gama') and correctly label the strobili and microphylls. 2. 26 August. Sketch Microsorum scolopendria, (embossed, wart, or monarch fern: sra kwemkwem, kamkam, kideu, chiichi, rhiirhi, shishi, gob) identify the frond shape, and correctly label the sori and rhizome.

17 & 19 August. For each of the plants in the laboratory write down the name, if any, of that plant in your language. Include also a use of that plant from any where in Micronesia.

Local Name ‖ Usage anywhere in Micronesia

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  12. _____________________ 17 August. On the lycopodium, fern 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 did not know. What is the process of cultural knowledge loss called in the field of ethnography?
  13. 26 August. Sketch and describe in brief the life cycle of a typical fern such as Cyclosorus maemonensis.
  14. 31 August. What were some of the ethnobotanical reasons Totoa Fetalai-Currie asked Ben to do the presentation at Pohnpei campus?
  15. 31 August. What is a use of the tumeric ginger plant (Curcuma longa)?

Rosalinda SepeBrianna

17. Nine September. Toughie: Rosalinda detailed the use of the red and black parts of a yellow flower to treat a specific condition. What is the local name of the plant in your language and the condition that was treated?

18. Nine September. Second toughie: SepeBrianna detailed a use of the green leaves of a bush with white flowers, purple stamens. What is the local name of the plant in your language and the use desribed by SepeBrianna?

  1. Moss
  2. Asplenium nidus
  3. Cyclosorus maemonensis
  4. Nephrolepis spp
  5. Clerodendrum inerme
  6. Jasminum sambac
  7. Melastoma malabathricum var. marianum
  8. Ocimum tenuiflorum
  9. Premna serratifolia
  10. Scaevola taccada
  11. Senna alata