Protoform: SALATO [AN] Tree nettle (Dendrocnide harveyi)

Description: Tree nettle (Dendrocnide harveyi)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*3 PEO *jalato "nettle tree" (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *[ja]lato9 "Laportea and Dendrocnide spp." (LPO III:232).
*5 PMP *d'a/late9 "Name eines Baumes, Nessel" (Dpf. 1938), *jalate9 "Laportea sp." (Wlf.1994).
*6 PAN *laCe9 "stinging nettle: Laportea spp." (ACD)

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Salato Nettle tree Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
Fijian Salato (Laportea harveyi) Urticaceae (nettle plant) (Cpl)
Mangareva ʔArato Plante de la famille des Urticées (Rch)
Samoan Salato Stinging nettle tree (Dendrocnide harveyi) (Whr)
Sikaiana Salato Tree sp. (used for fertilizing the cultivated gardens; also used in play because it will cause itching) (Dnr)
Tahitian Haratô Acrid, exciting pain (Dvs)
Tahitian Harato (Laportea photiniphylla); aigre (Jsn)
Takuu Sarato Plant sp. (Laportea sp.) with broad, stinging leaves (Mle)
Tikopia Silato Tree nettle (Dendrocniche [sic] harveyi) Phonologically Irregular (Fth)
Tongan Halato (Tafahi) Stinging-nettle tree sp. (Dendrocnide harveyi) (Whr)
Tongan Salato Stinging-nettle tree sp. (Dendrocnide harveyi) Phonologically Irregular (Whr)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lau/aloato Small tree sp....leaves are itchy (Hvn)
Waya Salato (Dendrocnide harveyi) (Ply)
West Futuna Sirato Plante urticante. Dendrocnide spp. (Wly). Phonologically Irregular (Rve)

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