A. Ginzberger & H. Zerny

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Annona squamosa L., Brazil, A. Ginzberger 324, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Annona squamosa L., Brazil, A. Ginzberger 324, F
  • Annona squamosa L., Brazil, A. Ginzberger 324, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: Annona squamosa L., Brazil, A. Ginzberger 324, F
Current Determination: Annona squamosa L.
Family: Annonaceae
Location: Brazil
Locality: Taperinha, Amazon region

Collector(s): A. Ginzberger & H. Zerny
Collection Date: 22 August 1927
Description: Uses: Cultivated in dooryard gardens; fruits eaten fresh, or (esp. green ones) boiled with sugar for dysentery (Anderson et al. 2003:228). Medicinal; las hojas como antipirético; las semillas como insecticida para piojos en gallinas; fruto comestible; cultivada en huertos familiares y en cercas vivas; melífera (polinifera) (Arellano et al. 2003:31-32). Edible fruit; used to treat evil eye, fever, and headaches; used as a body rub (Atran 1993:Table 2). Medicine, food, beverage, poison (Balick et al. 2000:42). Edible fruit; used to cure catarro (head cold) (Kunow 2003:110). Common names: Ts'alamuy (Anderson et al. 2003:300). Ts'almuy, saramuyo [Barrera, 1976]; saramuuyo, surumuy, surumuya, salmuy; ahate (Jal), anona blanca (Chis), cuautzapotl (Azteca), cuazapotl (Azteca), chirimollo, te-tzapotl (Azteca), texalzapotl (Azteca) [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:31). Tzulmui, kulumuy, tzimul, saramuyo (Atran 1993:Table 2). Op, custard apple (Bricker and Miram 2002:494). Tsalmuy, saramuyo (Kunow 2003:110).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114636
OccurenceID: 11cef0dd-51f4-4ee4-91d1-9857d860c4fe

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