Protoform: SEI-LALA [PN] Tree sp. (Garcinia) (Grf)

Description: Tree sp. (Garcinia) (Grf)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *sei.1 "flower worn as decoration"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Heilala Mili [ointment] contre les furoncles Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Fijian See-lala A seedless mangrove; sterile, of a tree or sow Problematic (Cpl)
Samoan Seilala (Garcinia sessilis) (rare) (Whr)
Tongan Heilala (Garcinia sessilis) Small tree, flowers highly esteemed and strung into leis (Whr)
Tongan Heláha Fruit of the tree so called, used to make necklaces Problematic (Mar)

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