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Polynesian plant studies

F. Raymond Fosberg

Polynesian plant studies

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Polynesia
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- Polynesia -- Classification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementF. Raymond Fosberg and Marie-Hélène Sachet.
      SeriesSmithsonian contributions to botany ;, no. 21, 47, Smithsonian contributions to botany ;, no. 21 [etc.]
      ContributionsSachet, Marie Hélène.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK1 .S2747 no. 21, etc., QK473.P75 .S2747 no. 21, etc.
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5057392M
      LC Control Number74020539


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"The aim of this book is to present a picture of past and present Polynesian medicinal plants. Although several books have been published on herbal medicine in Polynesia, these are either limited in geographic scope (mostly to Hawai‘i) or are unscientific in basis.

Restricting the study of herbal medicine to a single Polynesian island or Cited by: "The paper is a continuation of Polynesian Plant Studies #, Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, num Julyand is precursory to floristic studies in Polynesia"--Title page verso.

Description: iii, 38 pages: illustrations ; 26 cm. Series Title: Smithsonian contributions to. Polynesian Plant Studies 6- 18 F. Raymond Fosberg and Marie-Helene Sachet Introduction work of the junior author, several field assistants, Continuing exploration and study of the floras of Polynesian islands have turned up a number of new plants, several of them quite remarkable.

Islands, Plants, and Polynesians: An Introduction to Polynesian Ethnobotany: Proceedings of a Symposium Volume 5 of Historical, ethno- & economic botany series: Author: Brigham Young University--Hawaii Campus. Institute for Polynesian Studies: Editors: Paul Alan Cox, Sandra Anne Banack: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Dioscorides Press, A great reference and easy to follow instructional guide with detailed full color photographs of over 50 flowers and plants used in making Hawaiian leis.

For each flower or plant there is a description, harvesting and storage tips, materials needed, photos, and instructions for the various styles of leis it. This book is both an introduction to Polynesia for interested students and a thought-provoking synthesis for scholars charting new directions and posing possibilities for future research.

Scholars outside Polynesian studies will find the perspectives it offers important and its comprehensive bibliography an invaluable resource. Hard cover, Polynesian plant subsistence in prehistoric New Zealand: a summary of the microfossil evidence M.

HORROCKS Microfossil Research Ltd 31 Mont Le Grand Rd plants. However, recent studies of microfossils from archaeological sites in New Zealand have provided direct evidence of both the cultivation of crops and.

Books shelved as polynesia: Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson, Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl, Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life by He.

"This book is about the useful plants of the Pacific islanders, with special emphasis on plants used by Polynesians. A total of ninety-six plants are included, listed in alphabetical order by scientific name, followed by a paragraph that includes Polynesian names and their origins and the English name if any.

Books shelved as polynesian-literature: Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson, Indigenous Peoples and Religious Change (Studies in Ch.

Plants brought to Hawaii by Early Polynesian Settlers Polynesian seafarers from the Society & Marquesas Islands brought useful plants (along with some unwelcome animals) to Hawaii.

Many species are either naturalized or still extant at undisturbed sites where originally cultivated. The coconut was the most significant of Polynesian introduced plants.

Bryan Harry photo When the first Polynesians came to Hawaii, they brought with them the plants and animals they would need to make a start in the new world.

There are many strains of kava found in Hawaii that were brought to this region by the Polynesian sailors. The most popular ones are Purple moi, Hiwa, Mahakea, and Nene varieties. this plant is mostly found in shady places in the tropics. Learn more or Buy Hawaiian Kava Extract, Powder, Brew and Chew or Capsules.

Mamaki – Pipturus Albidus. Morinda citrifoliaL (noni) is one of the most important traditional Polynesian medicinal es from isolated Polynesian cultures, such as that of Rotuma, illustrate traditional indications that focus upon leaves, roots, bark, and green fruit, primarily for topical ailments.

The Polynesian Workbook is a comprehensive workbook that covers the Polynesian expansion based off the Australian Curriculum. It includes 4 weeks of homework where the students examine a different Polynesian culture each week.

It then goes through a range of. Samoan Medicinal Plants vi NOTE Neither the publisher nor the authors accept responsibility for any effects that may arise from using the materials contained in this manual. The information supplied in this book is purely anecdotal and is intended to serve as a reference guide to the commonly used medicinal plants in Samoa.

: Islands, Plants and Polynesians: An Introduction to Polynesian Ethnobotany (): Paul Alan Cox, Sandra A. Banack: Books. Barkcloth or tapa, a cloth made from the inner bark of trees, was widely used in place of woven cloth in the Pacific islands until the 19th century.

A ubiquitous material, it was integral to the lives of islanders and used for clothing, furnishings and ritual artefacts. Material Approaches to Polynesian Barkcloth takes a new approach to the study of the history of this region through its. The paper is a continuation of Polynesian Plant StudiesSmithsonian Contributions to Botany, num issued 21 Julyand is precursory to floristic studies in Polynesia Manual for tropical herbaria by F.

Raymond Fosberg (Book). Polynesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific islands known as Polynesia, which encompasses a huge triangular area of the east-central Pacific Ocean. In the early s, about 70 percent of the total population of Polynesia resided in Hawaii.

A blend of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester’s Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific, where they came from, how they got there, and how we know.

For more than a millennium, Polynesians have occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, a/5(). Nonetheless, the seeds for his theory of Polynesian settlement, one that takes into account the nautical abilities of the Polynesians, can be found in an earlier journal entry dating back to l   Materials and methods.

A literature analysis of plants of the IECIC list, present in French Polynesia was conducted. The most interesting plants from a cosmetic development standpoint were selected based on four main criteria, i.e. their traditional use in Polynesian cosmetic-related preparations, their biogeographical status, their phytochemistry of cosmetic interest, and lastly their.

In a comprehensive study of Polynesian plant introduction, Whistler () enumerates over 70 species of plants he categorises as intentionally introduced by Polynesians. Of these a few, notably the bottle gourd and the sweet potato are judged to have been introduced from South America, a handful of others from Micronesia, and the remainder.

Contact Us. Customer Service Hours: Monday - Friday: 8a-1p, HST Toll Free: () Send us an Email anytime. Kamehameha Hwy Laie, Hawaii Traditional Polynesian navigation was used for thousands of years to make long voyages across thousands of kilometres of the open Pacific Ocean.

Navigators travelled to small inhabited islands using wayfinding techniques and knowledge passed by oral tradition from master to apprentice, often in the form of song. Generally, each island maintained a guild of navigators who had very high status. 2. Typee, Omoo, And Mardi by Herman Melville.

The writer of Moby Dick offers the opposite perspective, although that wasn’t his intention. The esteemed white writer tells of his adventures in the Pacific after abandoning a whaling ship. These books offer a lot of stereotypes and demeaning of the Polynesian people, but to ignore how Polynesians were viewed in Melville’s time period is to.

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Vols. called also no. Vols. for contain the transactions and proceedings of the society Vocabularies of some of the languages of Polynesia are included. "A list of Polynesian languages" is given in v. 21, p. Pedro Soares, Teresa Rito, Jean Trejaut, Maru Mormina, Catherine Hill, Emma Tinkler-Hundal, Michelle Braid, Douglas J.

Clarke, Jun-Hun Loo, Noel Thomson et al. Ancient Voyaging and Polynesian Origins. A Polynesian navigator could once sail the South Seas as he liked.

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Traditional Medicinal Plants of Rarotonga, Cook Islands Part I. International Journal of Crude Drug Research: Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. Polynesian navigation used some navigational instruments, which predate and are distinct from the machined metal tools used by European navigators (such as the sextant, first produced in ; the sea astrolabe, from around late 15th century; and the marine chronometer, invented in ).However, they also relied heavily on close observation of sea sign and a large body of knowledge from oral.

La‘au Hawai‘i: traditional Hawaiian uses of plants. Honolulu, Hawai’i, Bishop Museum Press. Abbott, I. and Shimazu, C. The Geographic Origin of the Plants Most Commonly Used for Medicine by Hawaiians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology Polynesian culture is the culture of the indigenous peoples of Polynesia who share common traits in language, customs and society.

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