Plant Threats to Pacific Ecosystems

Common names of PIER plants by language (Subanen)

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This page lists common names of species profiled on PIER by common name in the Subanen language. 
Browse this list or use the "find" function on your web browser to search by common name, then use the link provided to access the species information via its scientific name.  If we have omitted or misspelled a common name, please contact us at
Common name(s) Scientific name (+Family) Often-used other Latin names Habit Primarily a threat
at high elevations?
daua Ischaemum rugosum   (Poaceae)   grass No
dauna Ischaemum rugosum   (Poaceae)   grass No
liás Coix lacryma-jobi   (Poaceae)   grass No
paliak Euphorbia hirta   (Euphorbiaceae) Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp. herb No
sipug-sipug Mimosa pudica   (Fabaceae)   herb No

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