P. H. Gentle

  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Pseudobombax ellipticoideum A. Robyns, Belize, P. H. Gentle 421, F

Current Determination: Pseudobombax ellipticoideum A. Robyns
Family: Bombacaceae

Collector(s): P. H. Gentle
Description: Uses: Ornamental; en medicina la corteza para tratar la diabetes, para ello se hace una infusiĆ³n, hay flores blancas, rajas y rosadas (Arellano et al. 2003:75). Miscellaneous products (Balick et al. 2000:68). Common names: Mapola (voucher). Chak k'uy che', chak k'ux che', sak k'uy che', xk' uwal che', k'ujche', k'uyche', sak k'uy che', xkunche', xk'ux che', amapola, [Barrera, 1976]; amapola blanca, couste (Chis), guigui (Chis), Gele (Ver), Luya (Ver), kuxche, amapola, x-kuy-che, x-lruy-che, amapola, tlata, tambor (Oax), tetique (Oax), tindusa (Oax), xana col (Yuc), (Martinez, 1979); xiloxochitl (Arellano et al. 2003:75).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2789706
OccurenceID: deefe31f-b93b-40f2-9f16-c8d27db3ebcd

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