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. 17175, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, P. Tenório L. 17175, F
  • Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq., Mexico, P. Tenório L. 17175, 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. 17175, F
Current Determination: Gyrocarpus americanus Jacq.
Family: Hernandiaceae
Location: Mexico: Puebla
Locality: Zinacatepec, 14 km to the E of San Sebastian Zinacatepec
Coordinates: 18.33 -97.18
Elevation: 1900
Habitat/Microhabitat: low, deciduous, disturbed forest.

Collector(s): P. Tenório L.
Collection Date: 23 September 1990
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: 2114962
OccurenceID: 64a5066e-3500-4760-874b-72ff74a79d74

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