P. H. Gentle

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Symphonia globulifera L. f., P. H. Gentle 4909, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Symphonia globulifera L. f., P. H. Gentle 4909, F
  • Symphonia globulifera L. f., P. H. Gentle 4909, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Symphonia globulifera L. f., P. H. Gentle 4909, F
Current Determination: Symphonia globulifera L.f.
Family: Clusiaceae
Location: British Honduras [Belize]: Toledo
Locality: Jacinto Creek, Rio Grande

Collector(s): P. H. Gentle
Collection Date: 24 October 1944
Description: Uses: Animal forage (including plants used by bees), construction material, food, latex, dye, fuel, medicinal (including insect repellent), miscellaneous product, resin (Balick et al. 2000:66). Common Names: Can-i-lech, corbán, k'han-leech, leche amarillo macho, waika chewstick, wycot (Balick et al. 2000:66).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2967616
OccurenceID: 4289a59b-9b4b-49ad-80b4-0e79cc597ed9

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