Entries from Whistler 1992, 1994 in Pollex-Online

Whistler, W. A. (1992). Flowers of the Pacific island seashore. Honolulu, Isla Botanica.. Whistler, W. A. (1994). Wayside plants of the islands. Honolulu, Isla Botanica.

Language Item Description
Tahitian ʔAtiu (Cucumis melo)
Tokelau Fao A tree (Neiosperma oppositifolia)
Tokelau Fau Trees (Hibiscus tiliaceus) and (Pipturus argenteus)
Niuafo'ou Filimoto (Flacourtia rukam)
Tokelau Fue A vine (Ipomoea macrantha)
Tokelau Gahe vao A herb with red strawberry-like fruits (Procris pedunculata) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tokelau Gahu A littoral shrub (Scaevola sericea)
Tahitian ʔAmiʔa (Siegesbeckia orientalis)
Niue Katule Plants with an edible root (Amaranthus viridis), pigweed and (Boerhavia diffusa) Phonologically Irregular
Tokelau Katuli A herb, possibly (Portulaca oleraceae)
Tokelau Kie Clothes in general; skirt ; apparently (Pandanus spurius)
East Futuna Koli A tree (Syzygium neurocalyx)
Tahitian ʔOoporo (Capsicum frutescens). Piment (Solanum anthropophagorum, S.uporo) (Lmt).
Mangaia Kuuʔara The Mangaian name for sweet potato
Tokelau Kumala Sweet Potato, introduced from Samoa Problematic
Mangaia Kuuʔara The Mangaian name for sweet potato
Niuafo'ou Leva A tree (Cerbera sp.)
Tokelau Nuna A prostrate herb (Boerhavia tetrandra)
Tokelau Mahiku Herbs of various kinds or perhaps a general term Problematic
Tokelau Lau/maile/ A fern (Phymatosorus scolopendria)
Tahitian Maʔo (Melochia aristata) (Commersonia nartamia)
Mangaia Mamaʔu The Kapok Tree (Ceiba pentandra) Problematic
Tahitian Manono A tree (Tarenna sambucina)
Tahitian Mahame Tree sp., (Phyllanthus tahitensis) , (Glochidion ramiflorum)
Tokelau Mahoaa A plant (Tacca leontopetaloides)
Tokelau Mati A tree (Ficus tinctoria)
Tokelau Moli Orange (Citrus orantium)
Mangaia Motoʔoi Ylangilang (Cananga odorata) Borrowed Phonologically Irregular
Tahitian Nahe The gigantic fern, the root of which is used for food . (Angiopteris evecta)
Tahitian ʔA/nei/ A tree (Fitchia sp.)
Aitutaki Nano (Morinda citrifolia) Phonologically Irregular
Tokelau Nonu Shrub or small tree (Morinda citrifolia)
Tokelau Pele Tree Spinach (Hibiscus manihot) introduced from Samoa Problematic
Mangaia Pirita (Jasminum didymum)
Tahitian Pirita Root of ieie; also a basket made of it . (Dioscorea nummularia)
East Futuna Pipi Nom d'un arbre dont l'interieur est noir et tendre comme le sapin . (Hernandia moerenhoutiana)
Tokelau Piu Fan Palm (Pritchardia pacifica)
Tokelau Puka A tree (Hernandia nymphaeifolia)
Tahitian Hoi Bitter yam (Dioscorea bulbifera)
Tokelau Tai/uli Dark wood of (Cordia subcordata)
Mangaia Titi tai (Cassytha filiformis) Problematic
Niue Fe/tainoa (Cassytha filiformis) Problematic
Mangaia Taraire A tree (Terminalia glabrata)
Tokelau Talie A tree (Terminalia catappa)
Tahitian Taupo A carbuncle. The name of a certain disease (Dvs).
Tokelau Tauhunu Tree Heliotrope (Tournefortia argentea)
Tokelau Tolo Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
Samoan Maamaalava Tree sp. (Planchonella samoensis)
Gilbertese Kabe (Alocasia macrorrhiza)
Gilbertese Mai (Artocarpus altilis)