J. L. Tapia et al.

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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  • Guaiacum sanctum L., Mexico, J. L. Tapia 1247, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Guaiacum sanctum L., Mexico, J. L. Tapia 1247, F
  • Guaiacum sanctum L., Mexico, J. L. Tapia 1247, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Guaiacum sanctum L., Mexico, J. L. Tapia 1247, F
  • Guaiacum sanctum L., Mexico, J. L. Tapia 1247, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    Producer: Jon Hageman - NEIU Team
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Guaiacum sanctum L., Mexico, J. L. Tapia 1247, F
  • Guaiacum sanctum L., Mexico, J. L. Tapia 1247, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    Producer: Jon Hageman - NEIU Team
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Guaiacum sanctum L., Mexico, J. L. Tapia 1247, F
Current Determination: Guaiacum sanctum L.
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Coordinates: 21.275 -89.3083
Habitat/Microhabitat: selva baja caducifolia con Cactaceae columnares, suelo negro somero muy pedregoso, asociada a Bursera simaruba, Metopium brownei, Gymnopodium floribundum, Pterocereus gaumeri, Mammillaria gaumeri, Cienfuegosia yucatanensis, Myrmecophila christinae var christinae y Tillandsia fasciculata.

Collector(s): J. L. Tapia et al.
Collection Date: 18 July 2001
Description: Uses: En medicina las hojas y corteza para tratar asma [Anon, 1949, Martinez, 1969]; bubas [Anon, 1949]; gota, reumatismo [Standley, 1930, Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979]; afecciones de la piel [Standley, 1930, Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979, Anon, 1949]; enfermedades venereas [Andrews, 1979, Souza N., 1942, Standley, 1930, Martinez, 1969, Osado R., 1834]; se considera que es diaforético [Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979, Martinez, 1969, Standley, 1930]; diurético [Souza N., 1942]; estimulante para la sífilis [Standley, 1930, Andrews, 1979]; para hacer vigas y ruedas de carretas; melífera (nectar); ornamental [BADEPY] (Arellano et al. 2003:611). Used to cure buboes; cures horses overcome by the heat; narrow jar carved from the wood of this tree used in preparing chocolate (Roys 1931:312). Common names: Chun chiin tok', guayacán, soon, soonchulul, xchiin took', chunchintok', son, [Barrera, 1976]; guayacán (Arellano et al. 2003:611). Cen [Standley, 1930]; guayacan, huesito (Chis), ken, palo guayacán (Mex), palo santo [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:611). Bulabari, cen, guayacabillo, guayacán, huaxaxán, matlacuáhuitl, palo santo, son, soon, zon (Duke 2009:336). Zoon (Roys 1931:311).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2789485
OccurenceID: c3fd861e-5a2e-4bf1-9fd0-dc504665d3d9

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