A. Aparicio & R. Hernández O.

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., A. Aparicio 79, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Laportea mexicana (Liebm.) Wedd., A. Aparicio 79, F
  • Laportea mexicana (Liebm.) Wedd., A. Aparicio 79, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Laportea mexicana (Liebm.) Wedd., A. Aparicio 79, F
Current Determination: Laportea mexicana (Liebm.) Wedd.
Family: Urticaceae
Location: El Salvador: La Libertad
Locality: San Diego, El Amatal
Coordinates: 13.48 -89.17
Elevation: 3

Collector(s): A. Aparicio & R. Hernández O.
Collection Date: 27 November 1996
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: 2971103
OccurenceID: f8d53c0d-cdb6-4fd7-93a1-eab921f66e9b

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