E. Contreras

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Solanum mammosum L., Guatemala, E. Contreras 8919, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Solanum mammosum L., Guatemala, E. Contreras 8919, F
  • Solanum mammosum L., Guatemala, E. Contreras 8919, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Solanum mammosum L., Guatemala, E. Contreras 8919, F
Current Determination: Solanum mammosum L.
Family: Solanaceae
Location: Guatemala: Petén
Locality: La Cumbre, bordering Cadenas Road, km 145
Habitat/Microhabitat: in clearing

Collector(s): E. Contreras
Collection Date: 13 Aug 1969
Description: Uses: En medicina para tratar heridas [Anon, 1949, Andrews, 1979, Osado R., 1834, Souza N., 1942]; mordedura de perro [Anon, 1949, Andrews, 1979, Osado R., 1834, Souza N., 1942, Standley, 1930]; las semillas son venenosas [Anon, 1949, Andrews, 1979, Souza N., 1942, Standley, 1930]; ornamental (Arellano et al. 2003:568). Medicine, ornamental, poison, ritual (Balick et al. 2000:126). Common names: Chuuch [Barrera, 1976]; chuchito [Andrews, 1979, Souza N., 1942]; chichigua cajon de gato, chichiguita (Chis), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:568).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114113
OccurenceID: 1f4b1f41-cb9c-49a2-946a-5fc0605661af