R. Torres C. & E. Cabrera
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Description: Dalechampia scandens L., Mexico, R. Torres C. 6141, FCurrent Determination: Dalechampia scandens L.Family: EuphorbiaceaeLocation: Mexico: OaxacaLocality: Tuxtepec, Temascal, at Miguel Alaman damElevation: 170Habitat/Microhabitat: karstic hillsCollector(s): R. Torres C. & E. CabreraCollection Date: 23 September 1984Description: Uses: Boil and wash lukewarm for granos; tied around head as counterirritant for headache and on joints for rheumatism; boiled with ruda for a wash for ojo (Anderson et al. 2003:182-183, 266). Urticante, forrajera y medicinal para tratar el reumatismo, dolor de cabeza, dolor de huesos, vertigo, sus hojas queman la piel y se considera anticonvulsivo [Roys, 1931] (Arellano et al. 2003:218). Medicine, poison (Balick et al. 2000:109). Common names: Chakal, molkoj, mo'olkoj, muulkoj (Anderson et al. 2003:304). Molkoh, mo'olkoh, p'op'oxkoh, xmolkoh, xmo'olkoh [Barrera, 1976]; mo'ol koj, xmo'ol koj, popoch-ca, xmol-ko, lal much (Arellano et al. 2003:218).Catalog Subset: Economic BotanyCatalog Project: Mesoamerican EthnobotanyEMu IRN: 2115095OccurenceID: 9388de16-12b8-4c55-b473-ddaa7bd9c7a0
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