C. L. Lundell

  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Dendropanax arboreus (L.) Decne. & Planch., Belize, C. L. Lundell 6230, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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    Description: Dendropanax arboreus (L.) Decne. & Planch., Belize, C. L. Lundell 6230, F
Current Determination: Dendropanax arboreus (L.) Decne. & Planch.
Family: Araliaceae
Location: Belize: Cayo
Locality: Valentin
Habitat/Microhabitat: in advanced forest, limestone valley

Collector(s): C. L. Lundell
Collection Date: 31 May 1936
Description: Uses: Maderable; ornamental (Arellano et al. 2003:48). Housewood, tz'ak u-y-itz' against bite of chak yab' worm (Atran 1993:Table 2). Food, miscellaneous products, ornamental, forage, fuel, medicine (Balick et al. 2000:120). Common names: Chaca' blanco (Arellano et al. 2003:48). White gumbalino, potatowood, mano léon, ix-tzup, tzup (Atran 1993:Table 2). Lion's hand, mano de leon, mountain blossom berries, potatowood, sac-chacah, tz'ub, white gumbolimbo (Balick et al. 2000:120).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114671
OccurenceID: e688116c-78a7-4ba8-bfe6-f8a4dc7bbed8

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