J. A. Steyermark

  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Carludovica palmata Ruíz & Pav., Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 45225, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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    Description: Carludovica palmata Ruíz & Pav., Guatemala, J. A. Steyermark 45225, F
Current Determination: Carludovica palmata Ruíz & Pav.
Family: Cyclanthaceae
Location: Guatemala: Alta Verapaz
Locality: woods SE of Finca Yalpemech, near Alta Verapaz-Peten boundary line
Elevation: 100

Collector(s): J. A. Steyermark
Collection Date: 23 March 1942
Description: Uses: Food, miscellaneous products, fiber (Balick et al. 2000:194). Common names: Hu-unco, jippy jappa, ka-láah, ka-l ah (Balick et al. 2000:194).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2789053
OccurenceID: 84195595-337b-4f13-94c6-3af140cad585

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