Protoform: PAKO [PN] A sedge (Cyperus sp.)

Description: A sedge (Cyperus sp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Pako Plante odoriférante dont on utilisé les oignons pour fabriquer le parfum futunien (Cyperus rotundus) Mfr) (Mfr)
East Uvea Pako Plante odoriférante (Cypéracée) (Rch)
Niue Pako A plant (buds used to make oil). Grass-like weed, including nut-grass (Cyperus sp.)... (Sph). (McE)
Niue Motie pako A common weed (Cyperus cyperoides) (Ykr)
Tongan Pako A kind of nut-grass which grows near the sea (Cwd); (Cyperus stoloniferus) (Whr) (Cwd)
Tongan Pako/pako Name for several grasses; general name for small introduced sedges (Cyperus spp.) (Whr) (Ykr)

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