P. C. Standley

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • 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
  • Creator
  • Mammea americana L., P. C. Standley 8460, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Mammea americana L., P. C. Standley 8460, F
  • Mammea americana L., P. C. Standley 8460, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Mammea americana L., P. C. Standley 8460, F
  • Mammea americana L., Nicaragua, P. C. Standley 8460, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Mammea americana L., Nicaragua, P. C. Standley 8460, F
  • Mammea americana L., Nicaragua, P. C. Standley 8460, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Mammea americana L., Nicaragua, P. C. Standley 8460, F
Current Determination: Mammea americana L.
Family: Clusiaceae
Elevation: 600

Collector(s): P. C. Standley
Collection Date: 20 May 1947
Description: Uses: Ornamental por la belleza de su follage; alimenticio; sus grandes frutos se comen crudos son de buen sabor, se hacen bebidas refrescantes; en medicina para tratar enfermedades del cuero cabelludo, diarrea, aparato digestive, enfermedades de los ojos [Roys, 1931]; las semillas para expulsar parásitos intestinales, el látex para tratar heridas y parásitos del cuero cabelludo, la hoja en forma de colirio (agua hervida) trata infección de los ojos (Arellano et al. 2003:295). Common Names: Mamey [Del Amo, 1979]; mamey de Santo Domingo (Tab), zapote de nino (Ver), zapote domingo (Ver), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:294). Image Notes: Inflorescence (immature): Round, globular with persistent pedicel attachment. 10.0 mm long.
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2967638
OccurenceID: 9fe134dc-5307-4698-a792-50965b04ed18

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