P. H. Gentle

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Tournefortia maculata Jacq., Belize, P. H. Gentle 5398, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Tournefortia maculata Jacq., Belize, P. H. Gentle 5398, F
Current Determination: Tournefortia maculata Jacq.
Family: Boraginaceae
Location: Belize: Toledo
Locality: Condemn Branch Pine Ridge
Habitat/Microhabitat: high ridge, wooded island

Collector(s): P. H. Gentle
Collection Date: 28 Jul 1945
Description: Uses: MelĂ­fera (nectarĂ­fera) (Arellano et al. 2003:84). Poison, food, ornamnetal, medicine (Balick et al. 2000;130). Common names: Chik, crocus, poison fish tie tie, robo de mico (Balick et al. 2000:130).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114197
OccurenceID: 1ef32ac3-540b-4c72-9eaf-09fe36cba21c