F. E. Egler

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Petrea volubilis L., Belize, F. E. Egler 42-93, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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    Description: Petrea volubilis L., Belize, F. E. Egler 42-93, F
Current Determination: Petrea volubilis L.
Family: Verbenaceae
Habitat/Microhabitat: black clay soil over marl, full light

Collector(s): F. E. Egler
Collection Date: 14 March 1942
Description: Uses: Forrajera para ganado caprino, equino y ovino; ornamental (Arellano et al. 2003:599). Common names: Optsimin, azonta caballo, tzimin, oop tsimin, x-op tsimin, op'tsimin, bejuco de caballo, comida de caballo, yochop'tsimin [Barrera, 1976] (Arellano et al. 2003:599).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2789050
OccurenceID: 8df6817e-5c36-4d31-9ca2-280335352f06

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