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Fijian plant studies

Albert C. Smith

Fijian plant studies

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Published by Published by the Museum in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Fiji.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Albert C. Smith.
    SeriesBulletin - Bernice P. Bishop Museum ; 141, Bernice P. Bishop Museum bulletin -- 141.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 166 p. :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14178057M

    Fijian tradition and ceremony is a living way of life that has remained intact for millennia, evolving as the Fiji an nation has modernised over time, with various external influences from Pacific neighbours, and European and Asian society. The term Fijian in this article refers to the "indigenous Fijians" or "I Taukei" ["Apologies to Thucydides", by Marshall David Sahlins, p. . Sweet potato is a creeping plant. Colored kumala have nutritional benefits – the orange rich in beta carotene, and purple flesh have some anti-cancer properties. Sweet potatoes can be grown all year around, has a growing period of 15 - 17 weeks and so it can be harvested several times per year. Kumala suffers minimum damage byFile Size: 1MB.


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Fijian plant studies by Albert C. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Albert C. (Albert Charles), Fijian plant studies. Honolulu, Hawaii: Published by the [Bernice P. Bishop. The book covers the origin and dispersal of plants, literature, use of medicinal plants within traditional Fijian culture, diseases of Fiji, and medicinal chemicals from plants.

Four hundred and fifty plant species are entries for species are arranged by plant family, and give current botanical name, Fijian or local name, brief.

OCLC Number: Notes: The first part of Fijian plant studies was issued as BulletinBernice P. Bishop museum. Description: iv, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm. The leaves have antiseptic as well as antimicrobial properties.

Leaves can be used to stop bleeding of wounds by acting as a clotting agent and are also pounded up and the juice drunk for severe stomach ache and/or period pains. Fijian name: Niu.

English name: Coconut Palm. Scientific name: Cocos nucifera. Coconut is highly nutritious and rich. A verification survey was Fijian plant studies book out at villages in the western division of Fiji Islands which revealed a total of 50 medicinal plant species from 33 different families that hold medicinal.

Fijians (Fijian: iTaukei) are a nation and ethnic group native to Fiji, who speak Fijian and share a common history and culture. Fijians, or iTaukei, are the major indigenous people of the Fiji Islands, and live in an area informally called nous Fijians are believed to have arrived in Fiji from western Melanesia approximately 3, years ago, though the exact origins United Kingdom: over 4, Fijian tradition and ceremony is a living way of life that has remained intact for millennia, evolving as the Fijian nation has modernised over time, with various external influences from Pacific neighbours, and European and Asian society.

The term Fijian in this article refers to "indigenous Fijians" or "I Taukei" as the term Fijian generally includes all citizens of Fiji. The book presents a vey useful chronology and history of botanical explorations and investigations. Also, it has a very brief description of the Fijian archipelago, including number of islands, land and ocean area, climate, geography and topography.

Unfortunately, Parham made only a short reference to the plant comunities.3/5(1). The book covers the origin and dispersal of plants, literature, use of medicinal plants within traditional Fijian culture, diseases of Fiji, and medicinal chemicals from plants.

Four hundred and fifty plant species are entries for species are arranged by plant family, and give current botanical name, Fijian or local name, brief Format: Hardcover. The book covers the origin and dispersal of plants, literature, use of medicinal plants within traditional Fijian culture, diseases of Fiji, and medicinal chemicals from plants.

Four hundred and fifty plant species are described. The book covers the origin and dispersal of plants, literature, use of medicinal plants within traditional Fijian culture, diseases of Fiji, and medicinal chemicals from plants.

Four hundred and fifty plant species are entries for species are arranged by plant family, and give current botanical name, Fijian or local name, brief Brand: CSIRO PUBLISHING. Fijian Women’s Role in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation.

Presented at the Commemoration of Centennial of Abolition of Indian Indentureship (CCAII) – International Girmit Conference, MarchUniversity of Fiji, Lautoka. The book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of trade Land in the Fijian language is called.

Water in the Pacific Islands: Case Studies from Fiji and Kiribati Author: Eberhard Weber. ANew Species of Carex (Cyperaceae) from Fiji: Pacific Plant Studies 61 HAROLD ST. JOHN2 • INTRODUCTION CAREX IS THE LARGEST GENUS of the Cyperaceae, having well over 1, species.

This genus of sedges is abundantly repre­ sented ill the Arctic and Temperate Zones of the Northern Hemisphere. In the Tropics. there are but few species. The.

The Fijian name means “The Creeper come down from the skies.” Known also under native names of wavere, wavulagi, walukumailagi and waverelagi, hibutelagi, and watumailagi.

Formerly classed as Cuscuta Rhombut, but less often as Acatsia Valli (Rheede). This parasitic plant may commonly be seen on trees in Fiji.

Plant life of Fiji's Tropical Rainforest. Facts: The rainforest has three layers, the ground story, the understory, and the canopy.

The ground story has foliage and roots, the understory consists of small trees and plants while the canopy is large treetops. This is a flowering plant species that is found only in Fiji. It is threatened by.

Studies ofPacific Island Plants, XX NotesonSome Fijian Species ofReadea and Psychotria (Rubiaceae)1 ALBERT C. SMITH2 IN RECENT YEARS collections made by staff members of the Fiji Department of Agriculture have substantially added to the available study material of Fijian plants, permitting more ade­ quate knowledge of many species and the recog­File Size: 2MB.

A list of Fijian plant names / by C. Harold Wright Plants of the Fiji Islands, by J. Parham Fare in fascinating Fiji / by Richenda Parham, author of Some medicinal plants of Vanua Levu.

Location: NAVITI. Naviti is one of the largest islands in the Yasawas and contains some of the best tropical dry forest in the Yasawas.

Most of the island is covered by grassland and the non-native Leucaena leucocephala forest, but a number of small dry forest fragments occur on sleep slopes protected from fire, agriculture, and people. The southern tip of Naviti contains native. Fiji ants farm plants, study shows A Squamellaria 'field', up in a Macaranga tree, farmed by a colony of Philidris nagasau ants.

The tree overlooks the Fijian archipelago at sunset on Taveuni island. Term. Fall 1 Program Dates. - Program Length. Semester. Pine tree varieties such as the Screw Pine and the Casurina Pine also add to the diversity of Fiji’s tree life.

The Screw Pine, whose many-legged shape makes it look like something out of a Dr. Seuss book, grows on the hillsides in Fiji, and the Casurina Pine, which reaches over 20 meters in height, is found along the Fijian coastline. a very interesting data was obtained, which is challenging the traditional view that Fijian.

xiii farmers are often poorly connected with market-based postharvest losses. The actual postharvest loss in tomatoes observed after four days was % and the perceivedFile Size: 3MB.

The Journal of Education for Sustainable Development (JESD) is a forum for academics and practitioners to share and critique innovations in thinking and practice in the emerging field of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

A peer-reviewed international journal, JESD aims at global readership and is published twice a year. The journal seeks articles from the field of. Deniosi is a quaint-looking weed-like plant, and the leaves are often of a bronzy colour. It is greatly esteemed, and is in request as a poultice for boils.

In Bua (Vanua Levu) it is used also in cases of dysentry. For this purpose the whole plant is boiled in sea-water and after long boiling, the liquor is taken internally. It is recommended that further studies be done into the impact on environmental and social effects of Fijian communities from changes to ethanol production.

Furthermore, economic viability studies regarding costs of construction of plant and facilities, training and re-education of the community for commercial farming practices and procedures. Two new limonoids, xyloccensin I (1) and xyloccensin J (2), have been isolated from the Fijian medicinal plants Xylocarpus granatum and X.

structures of these were proposed after extensive 2D NMR analyses. All proton and carbon resonances of 1 and 2 have been assigned. Corrections are reported for the NMR data of important known compounds related Cited by: Plant Formations in the Fijian BioProvince Peter Martin Rhind Fijian Tropical Rain Forest Although these forests have an affinity with the dipterocarp forests of the Indo-Malayan region they lack both their stature and species-richness, but in this respect they.

An annotated list of indigenous Fijian seed plant genera is presented and comprises genera and species in families. The relative diversity of the largest families and genera in Fiji is indicated and compared with floras in New Caledonia and the Upper Watut Valley, Papua New by:a Fijian medicinal plant with reputed anti-cancer properties [14].

Combretastatins were isolated from the bark of the South African tree Combretum caffrum Kuntze (Combretaceae). Combretastatin is active against colon, lung and leukemia cancers, and it is considered that this molecule is the most cytotoxic phytomolecule isolated so far Cited by: Food and other crops in Fiji: an annotated bibliography, by and E.M.

Fleming ACIAR Monograph No. 55e (Printed version published in ) I NTRODUCTION 5 I NTRODUCTION This bibliographic study is a part of a range of strategic approaches used in a feasibility study on the status, constraints and solutions in theFile Size: 1MB.

Lipids from the seeds of seven Fijian plant species Subramaniam Sotheeswaran,* Mirja Ramjan Sharif, School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of the South Pacific, Suva, F~ii Robert A. Moreau & George J. Piazza Eastern Regional Research Centre, USDA, ARS, Philadelphia, PA.

The South Pacific island nation of Fiji boasts many tropical plants among its native plants. However, much of Fiji's wild flora is endangered. From large palm trees to creeping lianas, Fiji's tropical plants constitute one of the main attractions for visitors.

Some can be planted in subtropical areas in the. Abstract. Gau (pronounced “ngau” with a soft “ng”) is Fiji’s fifth largest island, with an area of km rugged inland topography comprises the northern upland, which is dominated by the twin summits of Delaco ( m) and Delacoboni ( m) and the main ridge running by: 4.

- Explore selaiv's board "FIJIAN FLOWERS" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Fijian, Fiji wedding, Tropical wedding pins. Country brief Fiji has a population of in a land area of 18 km 2, a coastline of 5 km, and the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of million km ies contribution to GDP in was estimated as USD million, contributing percent of national GDP.

Native Fijian bees' love for pollen from introduced species could be a major threat to the Pacific island's ecosystems, according to research by. The Fiji Broadcasting Commission offers programs in Fijian, English, and Hindustani over Radio Fiji on three channels.

Inthere were 13 AM and 40 FM radio station. As ofthere is one television broadcast station, Fiji One TV, which is owned by private and government interests. What is a Fijian Fire Plant. Learn about the Fijian Fire Plant plant of Acalypha wilkesiana & cvs genus.

Search over 7, plants in our plant guide. See what to plant when thanks to our seasonal gardening guide and plant finder so your flowers.

He's in the Guinness book of records as 'The most prolific cannibal'. [A Fijian warrior from the Viti Levu highlands (Kai Colo)] Tongan Incursions. Around AD, the Tongan incursions began and lasted until the Europeans arrived. It's thought they brought Polynesian culture and languages, still evident today in Fiji.

Colonialism. Fijian studies: a journal of contemporary Fiji Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.Studies 1(1) Julypp. It is produced here with the kind permission of the au-thor and the Editor of Nidan, Professor K.

Pratap Kumar. Fijian Studies does not claim copyright over this article. Fijian Studies No. 1 Kitts, and Nevis. The French took Indian Indentured labourers to Guade-loupe, Martinique, and French Guiana.One of the most commonly used items in Fijian traditional culture is the “grass mat.” It is woven by hand from pandanus leaves.

The long process of preparation includes scraping and boiling the leaves, and drying them in the sun.