G. A. Levin

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, G. A. Levin 2000, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, G. A. Levin 2000, F
  • Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, G. A. Levin 2000, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, G. A. Levin 2000, F
Current Determination: Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq.
Family: Hernandiaceae
Location: Mexico: Jalisco
Locality: Highway 200 at Rio Piloto (Maria Garcia), near Las Juntas, 10 km S of EL Tuito
Coordinates: 20.25 -105.3
Elevation: 300
Habitat/Microhabitat: tropical semideciduous forest

Collector(s): G. A. Levin
Collection Date: 24 January 1988
Description: Uses: En medicina para tratar camaras de sangre [Martinez, 1969]; diabetes [Del Amo, 1979]; vermifugo [Roys, 1931]; el fruto como juguete para niños ("voladores"); la corteza en artesanía (Arellano et al. 2003:296). Common names: Chak-kiis (volador, palohediondo), [Barrera, 1976]; ki'is, ki'is che', ki' iste', xki 'is (Arellano et al. 2003:295). Baba (Oax), cedro blanco, cuitlacotli, jutamo (Nay, Sin), palo hediondo (Yuc), palo santo, palo de zopilote (Oax), palo de zorrillo, palomitas (Gro), papayo cimarron (Pue), San Felipe, tincui (Chis), tortugo (Chis), volador (Yuc), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:295).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114960
OccurenceID: f01b5f55-ccb7-4382-b84c-6d4981ed2199

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