Protoform: FUTU [AN] Fish-poison tree (Barringtonia asiatica)

Description: Fish-poison tree (Barringtonia asiatica)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*3 PCP *putu "Barringtonia" (Ply. 1973).
*4 POC *putun "Barringtonia asiatica" (LPO III:150).
*5 PMP *butun "a shore tree: Barringtonia spp." (ACD).
*6 PAN *bu(n)tun (Bst), *butun (Wlf) "Barringtonia asiatica".
*7 PBN *vutu "Barringtonia" (Lvy. 1979).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Putu Tree sp. (Barringtonia asiatica) (Fbg)
East Futuna Futu (Barringtonia) (Mfr)
East Uvea Futu Barringtonia asiatica (Myr)
Emae Futu (Barringtonia asiatica (Cpl)
Fijian Vutu (Barringtonia) (Cpl)
Kwaraʔae Fuu (Barringtonia) (???)
Lau Fuu A tree (Barringtonia) (Ivs)
Mangareva ʔUtu Arbre (Barringtonia asiatica) (Rch)
Marquesas Hutu (Barringtonia) (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Hutu A tree (Ascarina lucida) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Poo/hutu/kawa A tree (Metrosideros excelsa) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Hutu/kawa A tree (Metrosideros tomentosa) (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Futu Barringtonia sp. (Dye)
Niue Futu Tree sp. (Barringtonia asiatica) (McE)
Penrhyn Hutu Tree sp (Sta)
Pukapuka Wutu Tree sp. (Barringtonia asiatica) (Sby)
Raʔivavae Hutu The fruit of the Barringtonia tree;...the spongy, fibrous pericarp of the fruit of the Barringtonia, used as caulking material (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔUtu (Barringtonia asiatica) (Bse)
Rennellese Hutu (Barringtonia asiatica (Ebt)
Rotuman Hufu Tree sp. (Barringtonia) (Cwd)
Saʔa Huu A littoral tree (Barringtonia speciosa) (Ivs)
Samoan Futu (Barringtonia); (Barringtonia asiatica) (Whr) (Prt)
Sikaiana Hutu Tree sp (Dnr)
Tahitian Hutu Ancien nom de l'arbre appelé hotu (Barringtonia asiatica) (Lmt)
Tahitian Hutu-reva A tree (Cerbera forsteri) (Hry)
Tahitian Hotu Arbre (Barringtonia asiatica); l'amande mélangée à la racine du hora servait à empoisonner les poissons du lagon Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Tikopia Futu (Barringtonia asiatica) (Fth)
Tokelau Futu A tree (Barringtonia asiatica) (Sma)
Tongan Futu (Barringtonia asiatica) (Whr)
Tuamotu Hutu (Barringtonia) (Stn)
Tupuaki Hutu Barringtonia speciosa (Atn)
Tuvalu Futu (Barringtonia asiatica (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hutu A tree used for torches when fishing at night. Type of wood used for firestick (Lch). (Hvn)
West Futuna Futu Barringtonia asiatica (Wly)

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