Protoform: SEA.1 [CP] A tree (Parinari insularum)

Description: A tree (Parinari insularum)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*1 Cf. PN *sea-sea "Syzygium corynocarpum"
*2 PCP *sea "tree, Parinari insularum" (LPO III:220)
*4 POC *sea (Mke. 1961).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Sea A tree (Parinarium insularum) (Mfr)
East Uvea Hea A tree (Parinarium insularum) (Rch)
Fijian Sea (Parinarium insularum) (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Sea Produce flower or fruit (of plants) Problematic (Clk)
Rotuman Sea A tree (Cwd)
Samoan Sea Tree sp. (Parinari insularum), probably now extinct (Whr)
Tongan Hea Tree with odoriferous fruit, (Parinarium insularum) (Cwd)
Tongan Hea The name of a tree, from the fruit of which is expressed a glutinous red varnish (called also hea)...used to stain and varnish the finest gnatoo... (Mar)

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