P. H. Gentle

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Vismia camparaguey Sprague & L. Riley, P. H. Gentle 1262, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Vismia camparaguey Sprague & L. Riley, P. H. Gentle 1262, F
  • Vismia camparaguey Sprague & L. Riley, P. H. Gentle 1262, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Vismia camparaguey Sprague & L. Riley, P. H. Gentle 1262, F
Current Determination: Vismia camparaguey Sprague & L. Riley
Family: Clusiaceae
Location: British Honduras [Belize]: Cayo
Locality: Maskall

Collector(s): P. H. Gentle
Collection Date: 19 July 1934
Description: Uses: Construction, medicinal (including insect repellent) (Balick et al. 2000:66). Latex used as mouthwash for toothache, binding leaves around forehead for headache (Duke 2009:738). Common Names: C'ampara-why, can't-be-helped, ka'n-k-arhy, old william, ringworm tree, sak'-am-pa-ra-guáy, wild annato, yellow sangre (Balick et al. 2000:66). C'ampara-Why, C'ant't-be-helped, Ka'n-K'arhy, old william, ringworm tree, s'ak-am-para-guáy, wild annato, yellow sangre (Duke 2009:737).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2967612
OccurenceID: 0ddc7ef2-5d02-445b-b293-3bcfd8129b04

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