Protoform: LALA.1 [OC] Tree (Vitex sp.)

Description: Tree (Vitex sp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*2 PCP *drala 'Vitex trifolia' (Geraghty 2004).
*4 POC *drala "shrub sp., Vitex trifolia" (LPO III:145).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rara A small fragrant plant (Vitex trifoliata) (Fbg)
East Futuna Lala/a Plante (Desmodium canum) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mfr)
East Futuna Lala/a-vao Plante, muscadier (Myristica inutilis) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mfr)
East Futuna Lala/mea Plante (Aglaia psilopetala) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mfr)
East Uvea Lala Shrub sp. . Vitex trifolia (arbre), Desmodium umbellatum (arbuste) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Myr)
Fijian Drala sala A herb (Vitex trifolia) (Phm)
Ifira-Mele Rara Coral tree (Erythrina variegata) [Fila (Ifira) Dialect] Borrowed Problematic (Clk)
Luangiua Lala Shrub with fragrant flowers. Plant, fragrant leaves, fragrant flower, purple (Smd)
Luangiua Laala Middle sized, fragrant leaves for garlands (Smd)
Niue Lala(kai) Guava (Psidium guajava) (Sph)
Niue Lala tea Plant sp. (Vitex trifolia) (Sph)
Niue Lala uli Plant sp. (Grewia crenata) (Sph)
Rarotongan Rara A tree (Vitex trifolia) (Whr)
Samoan Lala vao Unidentified shrub sp., possibly (Dodonea viscosa) (Whr)
Samoan Lala Shrub sp. (Dendrolobium umbellatum) (Whr)
Samoan Lala Shrub (Desmodium sp.) (Prt)
Takuu Lara Tree sp. (?Vitex trifolia)... (Mle)
Takuu Rara Plant sp. whose leaves and flowers are worn as amulets by men fishing for tuna, and as body decoration by men and women when dancing (Mle)
Tikopia Rara Shrub (Vitex trifolia); also (Halfordia sp.) (Fth)
Tongan Lala vao Shrub sp. (Wikstroemia foetida) (Whr)
Tongan Lala ʔuta Shrub sp. (Dendrolobium umbellatum) (Whr)
Tongan Lala tahi Shrub sp. (Vitex trifolia) (Whr)
Vaeakau-Taumako Top/lala A small tree (Hvn)

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