Entries from Whistler 2000 in Pollex-Online

Whistler, W.Arthur, Plants in Samoan Culture: The ethnobotany of Samoa. Honolulu: Isle Botanica.

Language Item Description
Samoan Afa Tree sp. (Neonauclea forsteri). Also Tutuila name for (Faradaya amicorum) (Phm).
Samoan Aʔa Vine sp., kudzu (Pueraria lobata)
Samoan Fiso Large reed sp. (Erianthus maximus) (stems contain sugar, were chewed by children)
Samoan Aʔamiʔa Small fragrant herb sp. (Sigesbeckia orientalis)
Samoan ʔIiʔii Wood sorrel (Oxalis corniculata) Phonologically Irregular
Samoan ʔOfe Generic term for bamboo
Samoan Lala vao Unidentified shrub sp., possibly (Dodonea viscosa)
Samoan Lala Shrub sp. (Dendrolobium umbellatum)
Samoan (Lau) (pa)pata Tree sp. (Macaranga harveyana)
Samoan Maʔo Small tree sp. (Melochia aristata); possibly also (Commersonia bartramia)
Samoan Selesele Large, sharp-edge sedge spp. (Mariscus javanicus) or (Rhynchosporal corymbosa)
Rarotongan Meika The aboriginally introduced banana (Musa xparadisica L.)
Samoan Seasea (Syzygium corynocarpum)
Samoan Poumuli (Flueggea flexuosa) Medium-sized tree...favourite wood for house posts...furniture, outrigger booms
Samoan Salato Stinging nettle tree (Dendrocnide harveyi)
Samoan Sea Tree sp. (Parinari insularum), probably now extinct
Samoan Suni Shrub sp. (Phaleria disperma), also perhaps (Phaleria glabra), and (Ixora spp.), also with showy flowers Problematic
Samoan Taʔataʔa Goose grass (Eleusine indica)
Samoan Tamole Succulent creeping plants, esp. (Portulaca spp.) and (Pilea microphylla)
Samoan Niu maasoaa Sago palm (Metroxylon warburgii)
Samoan Togo Mangrove spp., Oriental Mangrove (Bruguiera gymnorrhiza) and Red Mangrove (Rhizophora mangle)
Samoan Uu Cane sp. (Miscanthus floridulus)
Samoan Mamagi Possibly another name for mamalupe (Faradaya amicorum)
Samoan Seilala (Garcinia sessilis) (rare)
Samoan Vavae Kapok (Ceiba pentandra); also possibly the original name for the indigenous cotton sp. (Gossypium hirsutum), now rare.
Samoan Talavalu, talavalu (Micromelum minutum) Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Sefa Name of one or more grass spp. probably including (Centosteca lappacea)
Samoan Ate/ate Beach sunflower (Wollastonia biflora)
Samoan Moli tai Shrub or small tree sp. (Ximenia americana) with edible fruit