Plant called Noni

Prirodoslovni muzej Split primust at ST.TEL.HR
Thu Apr 12 10:57:05 CDT 2001

Dear friends,
I'd like to thank to all of you who answered me question about plant species
called Noni.
In all cases, you answered me this: Noni is Morinda citrifolia L. of the

Maybe it was not even to hard for you, but it was to important for me!
Thanks a lot!

Best wishes!

Boze Kokan
Prirodoslovni muzej i zooloski vrt Split
21 000 Split
primust at
tel/fax: ++385/21/460-989

----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Lammers" <lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU>
Sent: Monday, April 09, 2001 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: Plant called Noni

> At 02:57 PM 4/9/01 +0200, Prirodoslovni muzej Split <primust at ST.TEL.HR>
> >could somebody tell me a latin name for a plant species called noni that
> >resides in Tahiti?  It is interesting to me because of its healing
> Noni or Indian Mulberry is Morinda citrifolia L. of the Rubiaceae, native
> from SE Asia to Australia and spread throughout the Pacific by the
> Polynesians.  It is a dye plant, produces an insecticide, and reutedly a
> cure for tuberculosis.  (Wagner et al., Manual of the Flowering Plants of
> Hawai'i, Univ. Hawaiui Press, 1990).
> Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
> Department of Biology and Microbiology
> University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
> Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901-8640 USA
> e-mail:       lammers at
> phone:      920-424-1002
> fax:           920-424-1101
> Plant systematics; classification, nomenclature, evolution, and
> biogeography of the Campanulaceae s. lat.
> -----------------------------------------------------------
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