W. C. Burger & R. L. Liesner

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Protium schippii Lundell, Costa Rica, W. C. Burger 6958, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Protium schippii Lundell, Costa Rica, W. C. Burger 6958, F
  • Protium schippii Lundell, Costa Rica, W. C. Burger 6958, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Protium schippii Lundell, Costa Rica, W. C. Burger 6958, F
Current Determination: Protium schippii Lundell
Family: Burseraceae
Coordinates: 10.08 -83.48
Elevation: 50
Habitat/Microhabitat: banana and cacao plantations on level areas, and remnant forest on steep slopes.

Collector(s): W. C. Burger & R. L. Liesner
Collection Date: 20 December 1969
Description: Uses: Medicine (Balick et al. 2000;116). Common names: Pom [Barrera, 1976]; poom (Arellano et al. 2003:92). Copal, copal macho, macho limoncillo, mountain copal, trompito (Balick et al. 2000:116).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114754
OccurenceID: 9868139b-0b61-43f7-a836-bf26e04255ed

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