C. L. Lundell

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don, Belize, C. L. Lundell 4209, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    Creator: NEIU Team
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don, Belize, C. L. Lundell 4209, F
  • Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don, Belize, C. L. Lundell 4209, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    Creator: NEIU Team
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don, Belize, C. L. Lundell 4209, F
Current Determination: Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family: Apocynaceae
Coordinates: 17.25 -88.1667
Habitat/Microhabitat: occupied clearing

Collector(s): C. L. Lundell
Collection Date: 17 May 1933
Description: Uses: Commonly cultivated ornamental; toasted and powdered for wounds, 9 leaves boiled for a tea for kidney ailments (Anderson et al. 2003:234). Medicinal; sus flores y hojas para el tratamiento de ronquera y ardor en la garganta, hemorroides, dolor de cabeza, para terigiones, fortalece la vista; ornamental (Arellano et al. 2003:34). Common names: Vicaria (Anderson et al. 2003:300). Vesicaria, vicaria, chula (Chis), [Martinez, 1979]; dominica [Souza N., 1942]; ninfa [Martinez, 1979]; purisima, Sto. Domingo [Souza N. 1942] (Arellano et al. 2003:33-34).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114485
OccurenceID: 31e82cf7-c6c7-40a9-bed9-736644cdcde5

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