Protoform: FEKII.A [CE] A tree fern

Description: A tree fern
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Heii A tree fern (Cibotum menziesii) (Bvr) (Pki)
Hawaiian Heeʔii Papaya; a variety of sweet-potato (Pki) (Pki)
Marquesas Fekke Kind of fern called Cabbage Tree by voyagers (Crk) (Crk)
Moriori Whekii Black fern-tree (Shd) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Whekii A tree fern sp. (Dicksonia squarrosa) (Wms)
Rapa Akii A tree fern, Cyathea medullaris (Sks) (Sks)
Rarotongan ʔEki A fern tree (Smith 1898:175). (Cyathea spp.) (Whr) (Whr)

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