421.13

Whirling vessel flute, seede fage.

Seede fagé, whirled vessel flute, a toy. A seed case of a seede tree (Calophyllum Guttiferae) is fixed to a piece of gopéa string (buko, Gnetum gnemon Gnetaceae). A hole in the seed case connects with the central cavity and sound is produced by air passing across the hole as the seed is whirled on the string. This example was acquired from Genagopa.

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