Tabernaemontana alba Mill.

  • Filed As

    Apocynaceae
    Tabernaemontana alba Mill.

  • Collector(s)

    M. J. Balick 3132 with Pablo Cocom, Rolando Cocom & Gregory Shropshire, 20 May 1991

  • Location

    Belize. Cayo. Chaa Creek Trail.

  • Habitat

    Secondary moist forest.

  • Description

    Shrub to 3m with dbh 3cm; latex present; flowers white.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 87274

    Occurrence ID: 279802a8-a367-4c6b-8c06-39fdff610618

  • 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

    Cayo

  • Locality

    Chaa Creek Trail

  • Coordinates

    17.1, -89.07

  • Distribution

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REPORT ANY REIDENTIFICATION OF THIS VOUCHER
TO THE INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC BOTANY, NY
The Be« York Botanical Garden
INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC BOTANY
Ethnobotany and Floristics of Belize
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Cavo. Chaa Creek Trail. 17°06'N, 89°02'W.
Secondary Moist Forest.
Shrub to 3m with dbh 3cm; latex present; flowers
white.
n.v.: Inevo de Caballo (female type) [Spanish].
USE: Asphyxiant for botfly larvae ilatexl
Michael J. Balick 3132	May 20, 1991
with Pablo Cocom, Rolando Cocom, and Gregory
Shropshire
Supported by the national Cancer Institute, the U.S. Agency for
International Development, and the Hetroplitan Life Foundation
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