W. C. Steere

Creator role(s):
  • Oxalis latifolia Kunth, Mexico, W. C. Steere 1457, F

  • Oxalis latifolia Kunth, Mexico, W. C. Steere 1457, F

Current Determination: Oxalis latifolia Kunth
Family: Oxalidaceae
Habitat/Microhabitat: in clearing

Collector(s): W. C. Steere
Collection Date: 21 June 1932
Description: Uses: Medicinal, para tratar enfermedades filiales y en forma de té para trastornos del aparato digestivo (Arellano et al. 2003:471). Ornamental, medicine, forage (Balick et al. 2000:119). Common names: Chakmulahk'ak' (acedera, acederilla), chakmulk'ak', elel, suuts'k'eyem, suuts'k'eymil, yaelel, yahelel, halaelel, yalelel [Barrera, 1976] (Arellano et al. 2003:471).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114951
OccurenceID: c4464b1c-a43b-4084-ba05-9accf3f10242

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