Entries from Gerald McCormack in Pollex-Online

Language Item Description
Rarotongan Ange (Geniostoma rarotongensis) Problematic
Rarotongan Tu/anuʔe/ A type of fern and the name for the barren hill areas where it grows ; Scrambling Fern (Dicranopteris linearis) . The False Staghorn Fern (Dicranopteris linearis)
Rarotongan Ava Pacific Banyan (Ficus prolixa)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vete Yellowfin Goatfish (Mulloidichthys vanicolensis) (Rakahanga).
Rarotongan Runa (Boerhavia tetrandra) (Atiu)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngooio Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus)
Rarotongan Ngootuku Pacific Reef-Heron (Egretta sacra) (Mitiaro) Phonologically Irregular
Penrhyn Kaakaa/ia White tern (Gygis alba)
Rarotongan Karaka (Elaeocarpus rarotongensis) ; (Planchonella grayana) (NPT)
Pukapuka Kiokio Indo-Pacific Bonefish (Albula glossodonta)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kihi Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis) Phonologically Irregular
Penrhyn Kookiri Triggerfish (spp. of Balistoides, Melichthys, Rhinecanthus, Sufflamen), filefish (Cantherines sp.). A kind of fish; filefish, triggerfish, leatherjacket spp (Sta).
Rarotongan Kokiʔi Yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis corniculata)
Rarotongan Koopeka Atiu Swiftlet (Aerodramus sawtelli) (Atiu).
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kootaha Frigate Bird (Fregata spp.)
Rarotongan Ngootare Chattering Kingfisher (Todiramphus tuta) (Atiu, Ma'uke) Phonologically Irregular
Rarotongan Kootare Chattering Kingfisher (Todiramphus tuta)
Rarotongan Kootuku Pacific Reef-Heron (Egretta sacra)
Rarotongan Rata A tree (Metrosideros collina)
Rarotongan Reva False Sea-mango (Cerbera odollam)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ka/roi/roi Sea bass (Cephalopholis argus)
Pukapuka Lulu Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra)
Rarotongan Rupe Pacific Pigeon (Ducula pacifica)
Rarotongan Maire-raakau A shrub (Alyxia stellata)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Malatea Humphead Wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)
Rarotongan Mati A tree (Ficus tinctoria) . Aboriginally introduced or perhaps indigenous
Pukapuka Matiku Pacific Reef-Heron (Demigretta sacra) Phonologically Irregular
Pukapuka Memea Yellowfin Goatfish (Mulloidichthys vanicolensis)
Rarotongan Moʔo Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis) (Atiu, Mitiaro)
Rarotongan (Kuraa)moʔo Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis) (Ma'uke)
Rarotongan Para A large mountain fern (Marattia fraxinea) ; Potato Fern (Marattia salicina)
Pukapuka Palangi Ringtail Surgeonfish (Acanthurus blochii)
Rarotongan Piripiri An introduced herb, Beggar'-tick (Bidens pilosa); an indigenous grass Sandbur (Cenchrus echinatus)
Rarotongan Pirita Fingerleaf Yam (Dioscorea pentaphylla)
Pukapuka Puka/ama Lantern Tree (Hernandia mymphaeifolia)
Rarotongan Puka (Hernandia nymphaeifolia)
Pukapuka Ayole Dark-margined Flagtail (Kuhlia marginata) and Barred Flagtail (Kuhlia mugil) Phonologically Irregular
Rarotongan ʔOi Bulbil Yam (Dioscorea bulbiferum)
Penrhyn Oke/oke Young shark Phonologically Irregular
Pukapuka Taa Squirrelfish (Sargocentron spp.)
Penrhyn Kaapu Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) Phonologically Irregular
Pukapuka Takupu Red-footed Booby (Sula sula). Adult Red-footed Booby, esp. brown morph (Sby).
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tara Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata)
Pukapuka Taotao/ama Cornetfish (Fistularia commersonii)
Pukapuka Taatuu Blackspot Barracuda (Sphyraena forsteri) Borrowed
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tavatava Dogtooth Tuna (Gymnosarda unicolor)
Rarotongan Tou Pacific Rosewood (Cordia subcordata)
Rarotongan Ungakoa Shellfish (Vermetid sp.)
Pukapuka Ume Unicornfish (Naso spp.)
Pukapuka Vete Yellowstripe Goatfish (Mulloidichthys flavolineatus) and Yellowfin Goatfish (M. vanicolensis)