G. Herrera

  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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  • Creator
  • Aspidosperma megalocarpon Müll. Arg., Costa Rica, G. Herrera 4190, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    Creator: NEIU Team
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    Description: Aspidosperma megalocarpon Müll. Arg., Costa Rica, G. Herrera 4190, F
Current Determination: Aspidosperma megalocarpon Müll. Arg.
Family: Apocynaceae
Coordinates: 8.525 -83.4792
Elevation: 500
Habitat/Microhabitat: in farmland

Collector(s): G. Herrera
Collection Date: 1 September 1990
Description: Uses: Maderable, melífera (nectarífera) (Arellano et al. 2003:33). Wood for foundation beams, house construction (Atran 1993:Table 2). Common names: Peech ma'ax, peech nox, peel ma'ax [Barrera, 1976] (Arellano et al. 2003:33). Chak malerio, pechma'ax (Atran 1993:Table 2). Malady blanco, peexmaax (Balick et al. 2000:121).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114656
OccurenceID: 80d24de0-1304-4a6d-b33f-8310fe7784a0

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