T. B. Croat

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Ehretia tinifolia L., Guatemala, T. B. Croat 24614, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: Ehretia tinifolia L., Guatemala, T. B. Croat 24614, F
  • Ehretia tinifolia L., Guatemala, T. B. Croat 24614, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: Ehretia tinifolia L., Guatemala, T. B. Croat 24614, F
Current Determination: Ehretia tinifolia L.
Family: Boraginaceae
Location: Guatemala: Petén
Locality: shoreline of Lake Yaxha at mile 70

Collector(s): T. B. Croat
Collection Date: 16 Jun 1973
Description: Uses: Leaves used to wrap food in the pib; mased and put on navel pains, granos, and infections; boiled and wrung out in water for a bath for fever (Anderson et al. 2003:111). Ornamental; maderable; en medicina para tratar asma [Roys, 1931]; úlceras [Roys, 1931]; vómito de sangre [Roys, 1931, Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979, Anon, 1949, Osado R., 1834]; ampulas, incordios, tifia, y como tranquilizante [Roys, 1931]; estimulante [Standley, 1930]; y como indicador de humedad (Arellano et al. 2003:80). Common names: Beek, roble (Anderson et al. 2003:111, 302). Bek, beek, roble, sauco [Barrera, 1976]; beek, roble, roble (bek), roble beek, be-ek (Arellano et al. 2003:80). Capulin cimarron, frutillo (Pue), lambimbo (Oax), malinche (Oax), mamabimbo sauco (Chis), manzanita (Tam, Ver), nandimbo (Chis), pinghico (Nay, Coah), quilalinacate (Pue), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:80).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114736
OccurenceID: 9dc0c51f-6be2-46a9-908a-2080cc9bdbf5