J. A. Steyermark

  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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  • Creator
  • Commelina erecta L., Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 38319, F
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    Description: Commelina erecta L., Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 38319, F
Current Determination: Commelina erecta L.
Family: Commelinaceae
Elevation: 80
Habitat/Microhabitat: sunny thickets

Collector(s): J. A. Steyermark
Collection Date: 29 March 1940
Description: Uses: MelĂ­fera (Arellano et al. 2003:116). Medicine (Balick et al. 2000:179). Common names: Ch'um, ch'uum (Anderson et al. 2003:135). Bakha'xiw, pajilla [Barrera, 1976]; x pain tsin (Arellano et al. 2003:116). Little bamboo (Balick et al. 2000:179).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2788990
OccurenceID: 91310b6c-7a21-48cf-a6e2-46b4a7121b8b

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