M. Chanek

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Clusia flava Jacq., M. Chanek 71, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Clusia flava Jacq., M. Chanek 71, F
  • Clusia flava Jacq., M. Chanek 71, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Clusia flava Jacq., M. Chanek 71, F
Current Determination: Clusia flava Jacq.
Family: Clusiaceae
Location: British Honduras [Belize]: Cayo
Locality: El Cayo and vicinity

Collector(s): M. Chanek
Collection Date: 28 February 1933
Description: Uses: Medicinal, Fruit or sap heated and put in navels of infants if there is a problem with stump of umbilical cord or sore navel (Anderson et al. 2003:37, 133). Medicinal, el latex para tratar el dolor de cabeza [Anon, 1949, Andrews, 1979, Souza N., 1942, Standley, 1930]; flujo blanco [Anon, 1949]; heridas [Anon, 1949, Standley, 1930, Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979]; mal de ojo, se considera carminativo [Osado R., 1834]; ombligo saltado [Anon, 1949, Osado R., 1834]; hinchazón de piernas [Anon, 1949, Martinez, 1969, Osado R., 1834]; sífilis [Standley, 1930, Roys, 1931, Souza N., 1942, Andrews, 1979]; ornamental y el fruto para sellar (estampar) vestidos (Arellano et al. 2003:294). Applied to cuts to stop bleeding, and to relieve toothache (Atran 1993:656). Medicinal, latex, miscellaneous product (Balick et al. 2000:65). Common Names: Chunup (Anderson et al. 2003:37, 133). Chunuup, chunup, k' anchunup [Barrera, 1976]; matapalo, memelita (Chis), piquinte (Tzotil, Chis), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:293). Matapalo, chunup, u-y-et'ok (Atran 1993:656). Chunup, matapalo (Balick et al. 2000:65). Chunup (Roys 1931:240).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2967548
OccurenceID: 1f5f14a4-8944-46e2-8b2a-919aa0f818be

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