M. Renderos

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Laportea mexicana (Liebm.) Wedd., M. Renderos, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Laportea mexicana (Liebm.) Wedd., M. Renderos, F
  • Laportea mexicana (Liebm.) Wedd., M. Renderos, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Laportea mexicana (Liebm.) Wedd., M. Renderos, F
Current Determination: Laportea mexicana (Liebm.) Wedd.
Family: Urticaceae
Identification notes: && | det. in dup at MO
Location: El Salvador: La Libertad
Locality: Zona 2 del Bosque LAGU
Coordinates: 13.7 -89.25
Elevation: 950

Collector(s): M. Renderos
Collection Date: 11 March 1998
Description: Uses: Decoction of the leaves applied externally as a remedy for aching bones and loss of strength, chills, and fever. Taken internally for dysentery. Sap is rubbed on the forehead and soles of the feet to arrest nosebleed (Roys 1931:261). Common Names: Laal, la (Roys 1931:261).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2971102
OccurenceID: 6da13907-f503-4c14-a246-01cbfe602b00

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