W. A. Schipp

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Bucida buceras L., W. A. Schipp 1226, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Bucida buceras L., W. A. Schipp 1226, F
  • Bucida buceras L., W. A. Schipp 1226, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Bucida buceras L., W. A. Schipp 1226, F
Current Determination: Bucida buceras L.
Family: Combretaceae
Location: British Honduras [Belize]
Locality: Jacinto Hills

Collector(s): W. A. Schipp
Collection Date: 11 December 1933
Description: Uses: Used for tough flooring, ties, pallets, and local construítion (Anderson et al. 2003:13, 202). Melífera (nectarifera); maderable, para durmientes de ferrocarril (Arellano et al. 2003:113). Housewood, mahogany-like flooring, decoction of pach for skin eruptions (Atran 1993:656). Miscellaneous product, construction, tannin, medicinal (including insect repellent) (Balick et al. 2000:103). Lumber, piling, axles, wheel hubs (Roys 1931:279). Common Names: Pukte', Puk'te', bulletwood (Anderson et al. 2003:13,202, 303). Puk'te', pucte', pukte', almendra de rio (Arellano et al. 2003:113). Bullet tree, cacho de toro, pukte', b'ox (Atran 1993:656). Bullet tree, bully tree, pucte, puk-te (Balick et al. 2000:103). Pucté (Roys 1931:279).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2967649
OccurenceID: e9d9f5f9-21ba-4d38-aa2a-7b6ca04c4da0

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