J. A. Steyermark

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Couma macrocarpa Barb. Rodr., Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 39875, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: Couma macrocarpa Barb. Rodr., Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 39875, F
Current Determination: Couma macrocarpa Barb. Rodr.
Family: Apocynaceae
Location: Guatemala: Izabal
Locality: along road between Puerto Barrios and Santo Tomás, ca. 1.5 mi. SE of Puerto Barrios
Coordinates: 15.6936 -88.59
Elevation: 5
Habitat/Microhabitat: in ridges of hilly forest with 'San Juan' trees, and in depressions of swampy ground with Manicaria

Collector(s): J. A. Steyermark
Collection Date: 07 Dec 1941
Description: Uses: Used to make a tea-like infusion (voucher). Beverage, latex (Balick et al. 2000:50). Common names: Barca, cow tree (Balick et al. 2000:122).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114660
OccurenceID: 0d4e557f-00a2-4964-96df-b32b8ec7edbc