Bankoro AKA: Bankuru, Bankuro, Morinda littoralis Blanco, noni, morinda, Indian mulberry, hog apple, canary wood
Latin Name: Morinda citrifolia
Local names: Apatot (Ilk.); apatot-nga-basit (Ilk.); bangkudo (Bis., Tag.); bangkuro (C. Bis.); bankoro (Tag., Mag.); bankuro (Tagb.); bankuru (Tag.); galongog (Sub.); lino (Bis., Tag.); nino (Sul., Tag., Bis.); rukurok (Kuy.); taeng-aso (Tag.); tumbong-aso (Tag.); Indian mulberry (Engl.).
Bankoro is found chiefly along or near the seashore throughout the Philippines. It also occurs in India to Polynesia.
This is an erect, smooth shrub or small tree 3 to 10 meters in height. The leaves are broadly elliptic to oblong, 12 to 25 centimeters long, and pointed or blunt at the tip. The peduncles are leaf-opposed, solitary, and 1 to 3 centimeters long. The flowers are not bracteolate and form dense, ovoid, or rounded heads, and are 1 to 1.5 centimeters in diameter. The calyx is truncate. The corolla is white and about 1 centimeter long; the limb is 5-lobed and 1 centimeter in diameter. The fruit is fleshy, white or greenish-white, ovoid, and 3 to 10 centimeters in length.
Product that contains Bankoro (Noni)
DYNAMIC HEALTH ORGANIC CERTIFIED NONI JUICE FROM TAHITI LIQUID DIETARY SUPPLEMENT GIVES YOU THE POWER OF THE MORINDA CITRIFOLIA PLANT IN AN EASY-TO-CONSUME LIQUID FORM. NONI JUICE HAS BEEN USED FOR CENTURIES TO PROMOTE HEALTHY LIVING BECAUSE OF ITS NATURAL ANTIOXIDANT VITAMINS AND THIS SUPPLEMENT IS HARVESTED FROM TAHITI WHERE THE SOIL IS KNOWN TO SUPPORT THE HEALTHIEST PLANT GROWTH. EACH BOTTLE IS 32 FL. OZ.