J. R. Wiley

  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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  • Creator
  • Dorstenia contrajerva L., Belize, J. R. Wiley 551A, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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    Description: Dorstenia contrajerva L., Belize, J. R. Wiley 551A, F
Current Determination: Dorstenia contrajerva L.
Family: Moraceae

Collector(s): J. R. Wiley
Collection Date: 24 August 1970
Description: Uses: Medicinal, como antidoto [Martinez, 1969, Roys, 1931]; antitusivo, enfermedades del hígado [Standley, 1930]; y para tratar bubas [Martinez, 1969]; balsámico, dolor de cabeza, cólera, emenagogo Osado R., 1834]; colerina [Anon, 1949, Osado R., 1834]; enfermedades del corazón, enfriamiento, dolor de muelas [Roys, 1931]; diaforético [Standley, 1930, Martinez, 1969]; diarrea [Roys, 1931, Osado R., 1834, Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979]; digestivo [Roys, 1931, Anon, 1949, Osado R., 1834, Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979]; disentería [Standley, 1930, Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979]; empeines [Anon, 1949]; dolor de encías [Roys, 1931, Martinez, 1969]; estimulante [Standley, 1930, Martinez, 1969]; heridas [Martinez, 1969, Anon, 1949, Osado R., 1834], hidropesía [Martinez, 1969, Osado R., 1834]; expulsión de parias [Martinez, 1969, Osado R., 1834]; acelerar parto, picadura de aralia, picadura de insectos; inflamación de rodillas, vómito [Roys, 1931]; mordedura de serpiente [Martinez, 1969, Anon, 1949, Osado R., 1834]; piel reumatismo, viruela [Osado R., 1834]; para la mala digestion, para dar apetito, en Centroamerica, se usa como aromatizador, ritual, contra malviento; odorizante para cigarros (Arellano et al. 2003:436). Medicine, ritual, beverage, spice (Balick et al. 2000:57). Common names: lxkaba'haw, contrahierba, kabalhaw, xkampahaw, xkambalhaw, xkampalhaw (Barrera, 1976); ixkabalhaw, kambalwa, x-kamhal han, kambal han, kambal haw (Arellano et al. 2003:435). Barbudilla, barbudillo (Mich), contrahierba (Chis), cresta de gallo (Ver), ichacchichilikit-puyu (Totonaca), mho-xi-ki-ln (Chinanteco, Oax), pata de gallo (Mex), tuspatli (Ver), xtonkanbul (Cam), yerba de sapo (Chis), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:435-436). Camotio, justo wes, lombrecina, rah-li-ch'och (Balick et al. 2000:57).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114964
OccurenceID: b0375734-fa53-483b-8377-71384c7ce210

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