Protoform: FELO.2 [SO] A tree (Ficus tinctoria)

Description: A tree (Ficus tinctoria)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *felo "yellowish, reddish". The edible fruit of this species are yellow-orange or red.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Pukapuka Welo A tree (Ficus tinctoria) (Bge)
Rennellese Hego A tree (Ficus tinctoria) (Ebt)
Tikopia Fero Ficus sp. (Fth)
Tuvalu Felo Tree sp. (Ficus tinctoria), or its fruit (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Helo A big tree with soft wood, only used as firewood (Hvn)

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