Tabernaemontana alba Mill.

  • Filed As

    Apocynaceae
    Tabernaemontana alba Mill.

  • Collector(s)

    M. J. Balick 2663 with R. Arvigo, P. Cocom, R. Cocom, H. Robinson & G. Shrophsire, 22 May 1990

  • Location

    Belize. Stann Creek. Cockscomb Basin, Jaguar Preserve, 10km W of Maya Center, off Southern Highway.

  • Habitat

    Secondary forest.

  • Description

    Tree to 8m with white flowers.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 87273

    Occurrence ID: 36bd6d1b-e1c3-432d-b4aa-2423c417b0a1

  • 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, 1993

  • Region

    Central America

  • Country

    Belize

  • State/Province

    Stann Creek

  • Locality

    Cockscomb Basin, Jaguar Preserve, 10km W of Maya Center, off Southern Highway

  • Elevation

    Alt. 400 m. (1312 ft.)

  • Coordinates

    16.75, -88.58

  • Distribution

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Highway. 16°45*N, 88°35'W. 00400m. Secondary
Forest.
Tree to 8m with white flowers.
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USE: Redicaaent for carbuncle, cyst Heaves, latex}. Bathe v
If decoction. Also, warn young If » latex as poultice
Heliinthicide for beefnorn ilatexj. Apply » tobacco
Michael J. Balick 2663	May 22, 1990
with R. Arvigo, P. Cocom, R. Cocom, H. Robinson,
and G. Shropshire
‘PORT ANY REIDENTIFICATION OF THIS VOUCHER	Li
TO THE INSTITUTEOF ECONOMIC BOTANY, NY	’
00087273