A. Jiménez M.

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Bursera tomentosa (Jacq.) Triana & Planch., Costa Rica, A. Jiménez M. 3351, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Bursera tomentosa (Jacq.) Triana & Planch., Costa Rica, A. Jiménez M. 3351, F
  • Bursera tomentosa (Jacq.) Triana & Planch., Costa Rica, A. Jiménez M. 3351, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Bursera tomentosa (Jacq.) Triana & Planch., Costa Rica, A. Jiménez M. 3351, F
Current Determination: Bursera tomentosa (Jacq.) Triana & Planch.
Family: Burseraceae
Elevation: 50

Collector(s): A. Jiménez M.
Collection Date: 26 July 1965
Description: Uses: Bark and crushed leaves used medicinally; bark decoction used as eyewash and as sudorific and treatment for sciatica, pulmonary complaints, asthma, epilipsy, veneral diseases and tetanus; resin mixed with egg yolk applied to ulcers and wounds; strong decoction of the pulverized root or hot infusion of root in wine taken as sudorific in veneral diseases (Morton 1981:398). Common names: Balsamo, balsamo de incienso, caraña, caricarito, incienso, isicagua de burro, sasafras, takamahak (Morton 1981:398).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114749
OccurenceID: 8bf976d6-ac25-489b-a820-b20200413890

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