B. A. Krukoff

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Pachira aquatica Aubl., Brazil, B. A. Krukoff 5867, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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    Description: Pachira aquatica Aubl., Brazil, B. A. Krukoff 5867, F
  • Pachira aquatica Aubl., Brazil, B. A. Krukoff 5867, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Pachira aquatica Aubl., Brazil, B. A. Krukoff 5867, F
Current Determination: Pachira aquatica Aubl.
Family: Bombacaceae
Location: Brazil: Pará
Locality: Trapiche Hypolito, On varzea land

Collector(s): B. A. Krukoff
Collection Date: 24 August 1934
Description: Uses: Seeds edible when cooked (voucher). Para cercas vivas; en medicina para tratar la diabetes [Del Amo, 1979]; ictericia [Martinez, 1969] (Arellano et al. 2003:75). Tz'ak u-pach against diarrhea; u-nek' cut in piecs, mixed with water and ingested to treat inflammation of kidney (Atran 1993:Table 2). Medicine, food, construction, dye (Balick et al. 2000:68). Common names: Mamorana (voucher). K'uy che', xk'uy che', amapola, zapote reventón, [Barrera, 1976]; zapote bobo, Santo Domingo (Arellano et al. 2003:75). Acamayote (Azteca), apompo (Ver), cabello de angel, clavelina blanca, guacta (Chis), litsokni (Totonaca, Ver), matozman, moli-tau (Chinanteco, Oax), palo de agua (Chis), piton, tura, ture (Mich), xcukhe (Mich), xiloxochitl (V. de Mex), zapote de agua (Tab), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:75). Provision tree, zapote bobo, kubuj, wakut', xk'uyché, ixwakut' (Atran 1993:Table 2). Provision bark, provision tree, santo domingo, sapote bobo, uacut, zapote bobo, zapoton (Balick et al. 2000:68).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2789708
OccurenceID: d857a138-7f98-4842-a905-c1afbbf9c38e

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