L. J. Poveda
- Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
- Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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Description: Tetramerium hispidum Nees, Costa Rica, L. J. Poveda A. 3179, FCurrent Determination: Tetramerium hispidum NeesFamily: AcanthaceaeHabitat/Microhabitat: very sunnyCollector(s): L. J. PovedaCollection Date: 20 December 1981Description: Uses: En medicina sus hojas para tratar el asma, y como anticonvulsivo, balsámico, calambres diaforético, diurético, gota [Osado R., 1834]; diabetes [Del Amo, 1979]; mordedura de serpiente [Osado R., 1834]; posparto [Standley, 1930, Osado R., 1834, Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979]; úlceras en los ojos [Roys, 1931, Souza N., 1942]; melífera (nectarífera) (Arellano et al. 2003:9). Common names: Sak ch'ikib, xwayuum aak', xwayuum k'aak', corrimiento-xiw [Barrera, 1976]; olotillo (Mich), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:9).Catalog Subset: Economic BotanyCatalog Project: Mesoamerican EthnobotanyEMu IRN: 2114494OccurenceID: 1a8b6d44-22e8-498b-9c1b-26958f5dad9f
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