D. G. Burch

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Aphelandra scabra (Vahl) Sm., Guatemala, D. G. Burch 5512, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Aphelandra scabra (Vahl) Sm., Guatemala, D. G. Burch 5512, F
Current Determination: Aphelandra scabra (Vahl) Sm.
Family: Acanthaceae
Location: Guatemala: Zacapa
Locality: above Motel Longarone near Río Hondo ca. 130 km E Guatemala City on road to Puerto Barrios
Habitat/Microhabitat: ravine

Collector(s): D. G. Burch
Collection Date: 18 November 1971
Description: Uses: Medicinal (Balick et al. 2000:136). Common names: Sa'x jolom Chacmut (Amiguet et al.2005:Fig. 6). Anal, anal-che, anal grande, cabeza de indio, chacanal, indian head, pito, red anal, red head indian(Balick et al. 2000:136). Sabac na, little indigo (Bricker and Miram 2002:494).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114608
OccurenceID: 142f5624-7df0-46e4-9e00-15adeb991bb4