Tabernaemontana alba Mill.

  • Filed As

    Apocynaceae
    Tabernaemontana alba Mill.

  • Collector(s)

    M. J. Balick 2173 with R. Arvigo, P. Cocom, R. Cocom, A. Ramcharan, G. Ramcharan & G. Shropshire, 15 Nov 1989

  • Location

    Belize. Corozal. 2mi N of Calcutta on Xaibe Road.

  • Habitat

    Secondary forest. Common.

  • Description

    Shrub to 3m with dbh 4cm; stems with milky latex; fruits green.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 00087281

    Occurrence ID: 650696ef-100c-463b-9df6-c9270d751375

  • Related Publications

    [Book] Balick, Michael J. & Arvigo, Rosita. 2015. Messages from the gods: a guide to the useful plants of Belize. xii + 539 pp.
    Notes: p. 197

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  • Kingdom

    Plantae

  • Division

    Magnoliophyta

  • Order

    Gentianales

  • Family

    Apocynaceae

  • All Determinations

    Tabernaemontana alba Mill. det A. J. M. Leeuwenberg, 1991

  • Region

    Central America

  • Country

    Belize

  • State/Province

    Corozal

  • Locality

    2mi N of Calcutta on Xaibe Road

  • Elevation

    Alt. 10 m. (33 ft.)

  • Coordinates

    18.37, -88.42

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The New York Botanical Barden
INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC BOTANY
Ethnobotany and Floristics of Belize Project
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Corozal District. 2mi N of Calcutta on Xaibe
Road. 18°22’N, 88°25’W. OOOlOm. Secondary
forest. Common.
Shrub to 3m with dbh ¿tcm; stems with milky
latex; fruits green.
n.v.: Doq Balls [English!.
USE: Extractor for beef and screw wora (latex fro« leaves}
Hix with tobacco and place on sores "to qet the® out
of flesh"
Michael J. Balick 2173	November 15, 1989
with R. Arvigo, P. Cocom> R. Cocom» A. Ramcharan,
G. Ramcharan, and G. Shropshire
Supported by the National Cancer Institute? the U.S. Aqency
for International Developsent» and the Metropolitan Life Foundation
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