Protoform: PUA-LIKI [TO] A tree

Description: A tree
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TO: TO

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Puariki "Wild betel nut", a type of areca palm bearing only a very small fruit Problematic (Fbg)
Niue Pualiki Large banyan tree (Ficus obliqua) (Sph)
Tikopia Puariki Shrub with fragrant flower much used for personal decoration (Gardenia sp., also Evodia hortensis). Problematic (Fth)
Tongan Pualiki A tree (Melicytus ramiflorus). (Crataeva religiosa) (Tafahi) (Whr). (Ykr)
Tongan Pualiki Tree sp., somewhat like the pua [Fagraea] but bearing smaller flowers (Cwd)

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