P. C. Standley

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Rhus terebinthifolia Schltdl. & Cham., Honduras, P. C. Standley 151, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Rhus terebinthifolia Schltdl. & Cham., Honduras, P. C. Standley 151, F
  • Rhus terebinthifolia Schltdl. & Cham., Honduras, P. C. Standley 151, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Rhus terebinthifolia Schltdl. & Cham., Honduras, P. C. Standley 151, F
Current Determination: Rhus terebinthifolia Schltdl. & Cham.
Family: Anacardiaceae
Location: Honduras: Francisco Morazán
Locality: vicinity of El Zamorano
Coordinates: 14.0109 -87.0114
Elevation: 780
Habitat/Microhabitat: moist thicket

Collector(s): P. C. Standley
Collection Date: 26 November 1946
Description: Uses: Fruit acid used the clear the head after being drunk (voucher). Leafy branches with flowers boiled with Gnaphalium viscosum and the decoction taken as a remedy for stomach cancer; same decoction used to bathe external tumors; used in a steam bath to treat syphillis and to aid delivery in childbirth (Morton 1981:475). Common names: Agrito (voucher). Agrillo, hierba del temazcal, kenquichuc, sal de venado, temazcal, yaga-biche, yaguey (Morton 1981:475).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2115238
OccurenceID: 5bf6fc27-87b8-4c91-810a-cf61a1bf789b

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