P. Tenório L.

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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  • Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, P. Tenório L. 4989, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, P. Tenório L. 4989, F
  • Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, P. Tenório L. 4989, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, P. Tenório L. 4989, F
Current Determination: Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq.
Family: Hernandiaceae
Location: Mexico: Puebla
Locality: Caltepec, Cerro Grande, to the SE of Caltepec
Elevation: 1500
Habitat/Microhabitat: matorral semitropical. Growing with Ceiba parvifolia, Bursera arida, Morkillia mexicana, Zanthoxylum liebmannianum, Forchammeria watsonii. Soil derived from sandstone and limestone

Collector(s): P. Tenório L.
Collection Date: 7 December 1983
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: 2114961
OccurenceID: 937897bd-80d3-4bac-bd2b-9f63c73725c9

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