J. D. Dwyer et al.

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  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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  • Creator
  • Sida rhombifolia L., Belize, J. D. Dwyer 100, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Sida rhombifolia L., Belize, J. D. Dwyer 100, F
  • Sida rhombifolia L., Belize, J. D. Dwyer 100, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Sida rhombifolia L., Belize, J. D. Dwyer 100, F
Current Determination: Sida rhombifolia L.
Family: Malvaceae
Location: Belize: Stann Creek
Locality: Lynam, Lynam Agricultural College

Collector(s): J. D. Dwyer et al.
Collection Date: 28 February 1967
Description: Uses: Medicinal; se considera que es analgesico, antidiarreico, antiinflamatorio, antiinflamatorio de musculo lisa, antipirético, para combatir canas, catarro, emoliente, estimulante, gastritis, granos, hemorroides, heridas, dolor de muelas, colirio para los ojos, caida de pelo, reumatismo, sedante, varicela, viruela [Del Amo, 1979]; disturbios de estómago [Del Amo, 1979, Souza N., 1942]; melífera (nectar y polen) (Arelano et al. 2003:422). Medicine, miscellaneous products, beverage, fiber, forage (Balick et al. 2000:70). Common names: Ch'ilibtux [Barrera, 1976]; chichibe, chilib tuk (Arellano et al. 2003:422). Axacatzin (Azteca, Mor), escobilla, guinar (Mich), huinar (Mich), huinare (Jal), oreja de burro (Ver), panlalagua (Gro, Oax), uinari (Jal), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:422). Broomweed, mes-bél, mes-bl (Balick et al. 2000:70).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114544
OccurenceID: 387f3f81-c163-40c6-b9c5-a3a25f430949

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