P. Ventur

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Bougainvillea glabra Choisy, Guatemala, P. Ventur 123, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Bougainvillea glabra Choisy, Guatemala, P. Ventur 123, F
  • Bougainvillea glabra Choisy, Guatemala, P. Ventur 123, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Bougainvillea glabra Choisy, Guatemala, P. Ventur 123, F
Current Determination: Bougainvillea glabra Choisy
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Location: Guatemala: Petén
Locality: San Luis
Habitat/Microhabitat: along fence

Collector(s): P. Ventur
Collection Date: 10 Apr 1976
Description: Uses: En medicina, para limpiar heridas [Standley, 1930]; ornamental; cercas vivas y setos (Arellano et al. 2003:454). Common names: Mopan: Buganvilya. Spanish: Buganvilia (voucher). Bouganvillea, carolina blanca, carolina, bougainvillea, x'tez, veranera, bombilla (Oax), bugambilia [Martinez, 1979]; carolina [Barrera, 1976] (Arellano et al. 2003:454).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114266
OccurenceID: 604a205a-fcb9-4657-aeb8-178d7e3db52f