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Description: Astronium graveolens Jacq., E. Contreras 45, FCurrent Determination: Astronium graveolens Jacq.Family: AnacardiaceaeLocation: Guatemala: PeténLocality: MacancheCollector(s): E. ContrerasCollection Date: 18 March 1966Description: Uses: Minor wood uses (Anderson et al. 2003:171). En medicina para combatir abcesos y pústulas [Roys, 1931]; usado para construir durmientes; melífera (néctar) (Arellano et al. 2003:26). Construction, medicinal, miscellaneous products (Balick et al. 2000:116). For construction, furniture (Atran 1993:646). Construction material, medicinal, miscellaneous products including soap, small implements, toys, wax, fish bait, ingredients for toothbrushes, etc. (Balick et al. 2000:116). Rub juice from leaves on skin for rashes (Comerford 1990:331). Common Names: K'ulimche (Anderson et al. 2003:171) K'ulim che', k'ulin che' [Barrera, 1976]; xkukin tsits, jobillo (Arellano et al. 2003:26). Copaiba, culinche' (Ver), cohperla, jobillo, jocotillo, palo de culebra, palo mulato, ron ron, usipon, usipoon, vaga-biche (Chis), gateado, gateado de galán (Oax), palo de cera (Gro) [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:26). Glassy wood, jobillo, kulimche, palo mulato (Balick et al. 2000:116-117). Jobillo, k'ulin che' (Atran 1993:646). Glassy wood, jobillo, kulimche, palo mulato (Balick et al. 2000:116). Jobillo (Comerford 1990:331).Catalog Subset: Economic BotanyCatalog Project: Mesoamerican EthnobotanyEMu IRN: 2967389OccurenceID: ab3fc842-435c-4798-b7fb-93bda6d3d1b4
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