A. Molina R.

  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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  • Creator
  • Thrinax radiata Lodd. ex Schult. & Schult. f., Honduras, A. Molina R. 20668, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] The Field Museum
    Description: Thrinax radiata Lodd. ex Schult. & Schult. f., Honduras, A. Molina R. 20668, F
Current Determination: Thrinax radiata Lodd. ex Schult. & Schult. f.
Family: Arecaceae
Location: Honduras: Islas de la Bahía
Locality: beach at Flower Bight
Elevation: 5
Habitat/Microhabitat: beach

Collector(s): A. Molina R.
Collection Date: 20 April 1967
Description: Uses: Leaves for brooms (Anderson et al. 2003:134). Para fabricar escobas; melífera (polen); las palmas para techos y palapas (Arellano et al. 2003:478). Common names: Ch'it (Anderson et al. 2003:134). Ch'it, ch'iit, ch'iit xa'an, ka'n'alxa'an, kultok', nak'as [Barrera, 1976]; chitte, chiit, palma (Arellano et al. 2003:478). Chit, fan palm, sal water palmetto, salt water pimenta, salt water pimento (Balick et al. 2000:196).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2789192
OccurenceID: 99f910c0-c03f-4d80-b6cd-a5de8385882d

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