A. Molina R.
- Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
- Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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Description: Thrinax radiata Lodd. ex Schult. & Schult. f., Honduras, A. Molina R. 20668, FCurrent Determination: Thrinax radiata Lodd. ex Schult. & Schult. f.Family: ArecaceaeLocation: Honduras: Islas de la BahíaLocality: beach at Flower BightElevation: 5Habitat/Microhabitat: beachCollector(s): A. Molina R.Collection Date: 20 April 1967Description: 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 BotanyCatalog Project: Mesoamerican EthnobotanyEMu IRN: 2789192OccurenceID: 99f910c0-c03f-4d80-b6cd-a5de8385882d
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