S. Cosminsky

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Bougainvillea glabra Choisy, Guatemala, S. Cosminsky 59, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Bougainvillea glabra Choisy, Guatemala, S. Cosminsky 59, F
  • Bougainvillea glabra Choisy, Guatemala, S. Cosminsky 59, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Bougainvillea glabra Choisy, Guatemala, S. Cosminsky 59, F
Current Determination: Bougainvillea glabra Choisy
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Location: Guatemala: Sololá
Locality: Santa Lucia Utatlan, Chuchexic village
Elevation: 2438

Collector(s): S. Cosminsky
Collection Date: 20 December 1973
Description: Uses: Medicinal: for whooping cough (voucher). En medicina, para limpiar heridas [Standley, 1930]; ornamental; cercas vivas y setos (Arellano et al. 2003:454). Common names: Spanish: bombilia (voucher). Bouganvillea, carolina blanca, carolina, bougainvillea, x'tez, veranera, bombilla (Oax), bugambilia [Martinez, 1979]; carolina [Barrera, 1976] (Arellano et al. 2003:454).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2115202
OccurenceID: 4f0ed321-a87c-4ea1-b02c-86f54e840f9d