A. S. Weston

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Ruellia geminiflora Kunth, Costa Rica, A. S. Weston 5026, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Ruellia geminiflora Kunth, Costa Rica, A. S. Weston 5026, F
  • Ruellia geminiflora Kunth, Costa Rica, A. S. Weston 5026, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Ruellia geminiflora Kunth, Costa Rica, A. S. Weston 5026, F
Current Determination: Ruellia geminiflora Kunth
Family: Acanthaceae
Location: Costa Rica: Guanacaste
Locality: W of the Inter-American highway at junction with dirt road to the coast, about 5 km S of La Cruz
Elevation: 260
Habitat/Microhabitat: in mimosa thicket, savannah, open grassland with low grazing pressure and annual burning. Scattered groves of low trees, particularly Byrsonima and Curatella.

Collector(s): A. S. Weston
Collection Date: 10 June 1967
Description: Uses: Medicinal (Balick et al. 2000:137).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114498
OccurenceID: ed2509b3-7b9c-4f48-be7a-614e19efddfc