J. J. Castillo M. & A. Castillo

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb., J. J. Castillo 1778, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb., J. J. Castillo 1778, F
  • Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb., J. J. Castillo 1778, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb., J. J. Castillo 1778, F
Current Determination: Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb.
Family: Fabaceae
Elevation: 850

Collector(s): J. J. Castillo M. & A. Castillo
Collection Date: 6 April 1993
Description: Uses: Seeds toasted and eaten by humans ('like peanuts'), pods and leaves used as animal feed. Wood used for boards, boxes, cattle troughs, etc. (Anderson et al. 2003:37, 198). En medicina la corteza como depurativo [Osado R., 1834]; para tratar hemorroides [Martinez, 1969, Anon, 1949, Osado R., 1834]; galico sanguíneo [Osado R., 1834, Mendieta, 1981]; ornamental; maderable para sacar tablas; las semillas son comestibles; melífera (polinífera y nectarífera) (Arellano et al. 2003:345). Wood for canoes and paneling, dried ground to produce soap (Atran 1993:662). Construction, food, poison (includes irritants), mediscinal (includes insect repellent), forage (including plants used by bees), gum (Balick et al. 2000:83). Common Names: Guanacaste, pich, piich (Anderson et al. 2003:37, 305). Piiche', orejón, conacaste, pich, guanacaste, piich, pixoy [Barrera, 1976]; ahuacasle (Oax), ahuacshle (Oax), cascabel (Tam), cascabel sonaja (Tam), cuanacastle (Oax), guanacaste (Sin), huanacaste (Sin), huemacaztle (Sin), huelnastli (Oax), huinacaxtli (Sin), juanacosta, lash-matz-zi (Chantal, Oax), ma-ta-cua-tzc (Chinanteco, Oax), mo-cua-dzi (Chantal, Oax), moñino (Chontal, Oax), nacashe (Oax), nacaste (Oax), nacastillo (Oax), nacastle (Oax), nacaxtle (Oax), nacaztle (Oax), parota (Mich, Gro, Jal), piche (Tab), shma-dzi (Chontal,Oax), tutajan (Mixteco, Oax), ya-chibe (Zapoteco, Oax), [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:344-345). Guanacaste, conacaste, pich (Atran 1993:662). Guanacaste, pich, tubroos (Balick et al. 2000:83).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2967864
OccurenceID: ecc08366-f6c9-44f6-9f1e-4b8066d77349

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