P. H. Gentle

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Conocarpus erectus L., P. H. Gentle 68, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Conocarpus erectus L., P. H. Gentle 68, F
  • Conocarpus erectus L., P. H. Gentle 68, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Conocarpus erectus L., P. H. Gentle 68, F
Current Determination: Conocarpus erectus L.
Family: Combretaceae
Location: British Honduras [Belize]: Corozal
Locality: edge of Corozal Bay

Collector(s): P. H. Gentle
Collection Date: 30 November 1992
Description: Uses: Maderable y melífera y en medicina para tratar el asma [Osado R., 1834]; estado bilioso [Roys, 1931]; cámaras amarillas, cámaras de corrupción, dolor de cabeza [Anon, 1949]; evacuaciones amarillas [Roys, 1931, Osado R., 1834]; evacuaciones pestilentes, ictericia, testículos inflamados [Roys, 1931]; reumatismo [Osado R., 1834] (Arellano et al. 2003:114). Medicine, fuel, miscellaneous products, construction, tannin (Balick et al. 2000:103). Common Names: Kanche', tabche', taabche', xk' anche' [Barrera, 1976]; botoncahni, botoncillo, estachahuite (Oax), madre de sol (Oax, Chis), mangle, mangle bo!oncillo (Cam), mangle cenizo (Oax), mangle negro (Oax), mangle prieta (Yuc), [Martinez, 1979, Barrera, 1976]; k'aan che', k'ookte', taab che', xk'aan che', laurelillo (Arellano et al. 2003:114). Botoncillo, button-bush, buttonwood, button wood, kanche, white mangrove (Balick et al. 2000:103).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2967679
OccurenceID: e6477e5c-4481-47d3-a18e-a8330a667db4

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