W. A. Schipp
- Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
- Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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Description: Aristolochia maxima Jacq., Belize, W. A. Schipp S-477, FCurrent Determination: Aristolochia maxima Jacq.Family: AristolochiaceaeLocation: Belize: ToledoLocality: EldoradoElevation: 61Collector(s): W. A. SchippCollection Date: 6 November 1932Description: Uses: Tuber mashed for snakebite; root chewed for cirro and stomach ache; toasted and powdered roots used for sore throat; used with Zanthoxylum caribaeum and Dorstenia contrajerva against k'as ik' ("bad winds") (Anderson et al. 2003:235). Medicinal para ayudar el parto; tallo y hojas se aplican como emplasto en el vientre (Arellano et al. 2003:49). Medicine, food (Balick et al. 2000:55). Common names: Wako, waako, wako ak' (Anderson et al. 2003:235, 300). Guaco real, xaakak', xak ak', guaco real, chompipe (Arellano et al. 2003:49). Contribo, duck flower, guaco (Balick et al. 2000:55).Catalog Subset: Economic BotanyCatalog Project: Mesoamerican EthnobotanyEMu IRN: 2114674OccurenceID: 47215e51-d9d3-4f84-981c-ae4cc8a2bcb7
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