Tabernaemontana alba Mill.

  • Filed As

    Apocynaceae
    Tabernaemontana alba Mill.

  • Collector(s)

    M. J. Balick 2114 with Rosita Arvigo, Pablo Cocom, Rolando Cocom, Andrew Ramcharan, Gregory Shropshire, 13 Aug 1989

  • Location

    Belize. Corozal. Ca 10km S of Corozal on N Highway. Ranchito. Near Calcutta, Andrew Ramcharan's house.

  • Description

    Shrub to 1m; flowers reportedly white; fruits green.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 87271

    Occurrence ID: a1233c13-6086-4a36-972a-12fa2adfe651

  • 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 D. E. Atha, 1995

  • Region

    Central America

  • Country

    Belize

  • State/Province

    Corozal

  • Locality

    Ca 10km S of Corozal on N Highway. Ranchito. Near Calcutta, Andrew Ramcharan's house

  • Coordinates

    18.42, -88.38

  • Distribution

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let. D. Atha, 1995
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INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC BOTANY
Ethnobotany and Floristics of Belize Project
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Corozal District. Ca 10km S of Corozal on N
Highway. Ranchito. Near Calcutta. 18°25'N,
88623'W. Andrew Ramcharan's house.
Shrub to lm;
green.
flowers reportedly white; fruits
n.v.: Cogeton Ciilky leaf") [Spanish].
USE: Asphyxiant for botfly larvae {sapl. Hix with tobacco and cover
botfly bole to suffocate larvae
Michael J. Balick 2114	August 13, 1989
with Rosita Arvigo, Pablo Cocon, Rolando Cocom,
Andrew Rancharan, Gregory Shropshire
Supported by the national Cancer Institute, the U.S. igency for
International Bevelopient, and the Metropolitan Life Foundation
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