J. J. Castillo & A. Castillo

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Psidium guajava L., Guatemala, J. J. Castillo 2901, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Psidium guajava L., Guatemala, J. J. Castillo 2901, F
  • Psidium guajava L., Guatemala, J. J. Castillo 2901, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Psidium guajava L., Guatemala, J. J. Castillo 2901, F
  • Psidium guajava L., Guatemala, J. J. Castillo 2901, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Psidium guajava L., Guatemala, J. J. Castillo 2901, F
Current Determination: Psidium guajava L.
Family: Myrtaceae
Elevation: 800
Habitat/Microhabitat: bosque seco subtropical, en terrenos plano y pedregosos

Collector(s): J. J. Castillo & A. Castillo
Collection Date: 23 November 1996
Description: Uses: Contra la disentería, contra disentería por inflamación (voucher). En medicina las hojas, corteza y fruto como antihelmintico [Del Amo, 1979]; antiinflamatorio [Standley, 1930, Martinez, 1969]; antiperiódico, carminativo, hemorroides, dolor de lengua, asma [Roys, 1931]; antitusivo [Roys, 1931, Osado R., 1834]; astringente [Andrews, 1979, Martinez, 1969]; diarrea [Roys, 1931, Anon, 1949, Standley, 1930, Osado R., 1834]; dolor de rodillas [Roys, 1931, Martinez, 1969]; sarna [Del Amo, 1979, Martinez, 1969]; úlceras [Standley, 1930]; y para camaras de sangre [Anon, 1949, Martinez, 1969]; fruto comestible, con mucha vitamina "C"; el fruto para hacer conservas y para refresco; como combustible (leña) (Arellano et al. 2003:452). Food, medicine, miscellaneous products, fuel, tannin, beverage (Balick et al. 2000:98). Boil leaves in water, drink for diarrhea (Comerford 1996:334). Common names: Guayabo agrio (voucher). Kolok, pachi's, pichi' [Barrera, 1976]; julu', pachi', sak pichi', pichi-guayaba (Arellano et al. 2003:451). Al-pil-ca (Chontal, Oax), a'sihui't (Totonaca, Pue), bec (Huasteco, SLP), bjui (Zapoteco, Oax), bui (Zapoteco, Oax), ca'aru (Cora, Nay), chalxocotl (Azteca), enandi (Tarasco, Mich), guayaba dulce (Oax), guayaba manzana (Tab), guayaba perulera, guayabo de venado, jalocote, mo'eyi (Cuitlateca, Gro), mo'i (Cuitlateca, Gro), ni-joh (Chinanteca, Oax), pata (Tzotzil, Chis), pehui (Zapoteco, Oax), pocs-cuy (Zoque, Chis), pojosh (Popoluca, Ver), posh-keip (Mixe, Oax), pox (Mixe, Oax), poxr (Mixe, Oax), sumbadan (Zoque, Chis), vayevavaxi-te (Huichol, Jal), xalacotl (Azteca, Mor), xoxococuabitl (Mex, Mor), yaga-hui (Zapoteco, Oax), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:451). Coloc, guajava, guava, guayaba, pata, pa-ta'h, piche, pichi, pu-tá, putah (Balick et al. 2000:98). Chac pichi, red guava (Bricker and Miram 2002:499).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2789737
OccurenceID: cc1f19bc-fc6b-48a6-ae12-e1011d7b8f62

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