W. C. Steere
- Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
- Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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Description: Dalechampia scandens L., Mexico, W. C. Steere 1349, FCurrent Determination: Dalechampia scandens L.Family: EuphorbiaceaeHabitat/Microhabitat: in forestCollector(s): W. C. SteereCollection Date: 25 June 1932Description: 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: 2115096OccurenceID: 843408b3-84db-499c-9f46-b1af35db08e6
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