J. A. Steyermark

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Cynanchum schlechtendalii (Decne.) Standl. & Steyerm., Venezuela, J. A. Steyermark 56386, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: Cynanchum schlechtendalii (Decne.) Standl. & Steyerm., Venezuela, J. A. Steyermark 56386, F
  • Cynanchum schlechtendalii (Decne.) Standl. & Steyerm., Venezuela, J. A. Steyermark 56386, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Cynanchum schlechtendalii (Decne.) Standl. & Steyerm., Venezuela, J. A. Steyermark 56386, F
Current Determination: Cynanchum schlechtendalii (Decne.) Standl. & Steyerm.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Det. by: R. W. Holm, 1951
Location: Venezuela: Mérida
Locality: Quebrada de Montana, La Montana de Los Torritos, tributary to Rio Canagua, above Finca La Montana, 8 km southwest of Canagua
Elevation: 1925
Habitat/Microhabitat: rich, damp forest along northwest and west facing slopes of Quebrada de Montana

Collector(s): J. A. Steyermark
Collection Date: 8 May 1944
Description: Uses: Medicinal (Arellano et al. 2003:52). Common names: Tak' ak', takak, chimes ak' (Arellano et al. 2003:52).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany, South American Plants
EMu IRN: 2114684
OccurenceID: 36c21c1f-83ec-4aac-b826-9a810eea68a7

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