J. A. Steyermark

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H. E. Moore & Stearn, Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 52123, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H. E. Moore & Stearn, Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 52123, F
  • Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H. E. Moore & Stearn, Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 52123, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H. E. Moore & Stearn, Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 52123, F
Current Determination: Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H. E. Moore & Stearn
Family: Sapotaceae
Elevation: 1200

Collector(s): J. A. Steyermark
Collection Date: 20 September 1942
Description: Uses: En medicina se considera anticeborróico, infección de encías, gangrena, infección de ojos, infección de la piel, mordedura de serpiente [Roys, 1931]; canninativo, vómito de sangre [Anon, 1949]; digestivo [Martinez, 1969, Osado R., 1834, Roys, 1931]; y para tratar dolor de cabeza [Anon, 1949, Roys, 1931]; epilepsia [Del Amo, 1979, Roys, 1931]; evita caida de pelo [Del Amo, 1979, Standley, 1930, Andrews, 1979, Martinez, 1969, Osado R., 1834]; comestible, del fruto se hacen dulces y helados, de la semilla se hace una pasta que ayuda a que el cabello nazca; forraje para animales de la selva, es de los frutos más exquisitos del trópico americana, [BADEPY] (Arellano et al. 2003:547). Food, medicine, oil, construction, latex, miscellaneous products, poison (Balick et al. 2000:78). Common names: Mamey, chakal chakalha'as, mmney, mamey colorado, mamey de la tierra, [Barrera, 1976]; alzopotlquahuitl, chachal-hass (Yuc), chakal-hass (Yuc), kauk-pahk (Yuc), mamey (Yuc), mamey colorado (Oax), pizle, polkak (Yuc), tezonzapote, tsopas-sabani, zapote (Yuc), zapote colorado (Tab), zapote mamey, [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:547). Meme, mamee sapote, mamey, mamey apple, mammy apple, saltule, sapote, zapote (Balick et al. 2000:78).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114016
OccurenceID: 98423f13-c256-4183-b1be-2fab02f7060d

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