Rosita Arvigo - 927 Decrease font Increase font Restore font
Current Determination
Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg. Family: Burseraceae Determined By: D. Daly 1995
Collection Information
Collectors Rosita Arvigo, Thomas Green, Joan Brittain, Scribe Blakes & Mary Blakes
Collector Team Rosita Arvigo
Thomas Green
Joan Brittain
Scribe Blakes
Mary Blakes
Collection Number 927
Collection Date May 22, 1995
Location Belize, Cayo
Keywords CAPP
Coordinate 17°06'N 089°04'W (17.1000000, -89.0666600)
Herbaria MO
Description Tree with dbh 40cm; bark shaggy. New growth pubescent. red: fruit baccate. in clusters. green. NV: "Gumbo Limbo" (spanish), Use: medicament for dermatits from toxic plants (bark). Bathe with cool decoction 3 times daily. Antidyspeptic (bark): eat a handful of fresh bark. Medicament for burns (bark): bathe with cool decoction 3 times daily. Anti-infective for skin infections (bark): bathe with cool decoction 3 times daily.
Locality Chaa Creek. At edge of the forest.
Specimen Condition immature fruit
Barcodes/Accession Numbers
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MO MO-697996 5838656 sheet

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