V. H. Chase

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Ruellia malacosperma Greenm., Mexico, V. H. Chase 7477.5, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Ruellia malacosperma Greenm., Mexico, V. H. Chase 7477.5, F
  • Ruellia malacosperma Greenm., Mexico, V. H. Chase 7477.5, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Ruellia malacosperma Greenm., Mexico, V. H. Chase 7477.5, F
Current Determination: Ruellia malacosperma Greenm.
Family: Acanthaceae
Location: Mexico: San Luis Potosí
Locality: El Pujal, Rio Tampaon
Elevation: 30
Habitat/Microhabitat: low river bank

Collector(s): V. H. Chase
Collection Date: 18 July 1939
Description: Uses: Leaf juice applied as a styptic to ulcers (Morton 1981:846). Common names: Cancerilla (Morton 1981:847).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114492
OccurenceID: d19501b5-4cb2-4e1e-9eb4-dbac9abe73e2