Piper auritum Kunth

  • Filed As

    Piperaceae
    Piper auritum Kunth

  • Collector(s)

    N. C. Goldstein 17 with P. Romero, M. Sam, G. Shropshire, 04 Dec 1994

  • Location

    Belize. Toledo. Santa Teresa Road, between Jordan Creek and Blue Creek Village.

  • Description

    Tree to 2m, aromatic throughout; branches swollen at base, with reddish nodes and petioles.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 85815

    Occurrence ID: a36c5fdf-85e5-43c9-b5f3-68921a969125

  • 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. 422

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  • Kingdom

    Plantae

  • Division

    Magnoliophyta

  • Order

    Piperales

  • Family

    Piperaceae

  • All Determinations

    Piper auritum Kunth det M. H. Nee, 1996

  • Region

    Central America

  • Country

    Belize

  • State/Province

    Toledo

  • Locality

    Santa Teresa Road, between Jordan Creek and Blue Creek Village

  • Coordinates

    16.13, -89.02

  • Distribution

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NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN
00085815
REPORT ANY REIDENTIFICATION OF THIS VOUCHER
TO THE INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC BOTANY, NY
The New York Botanical Garden
INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC BOTANY
Ethnobotany and FIoristies of Belize Project
* | u A i,	PIPERACEAE
as	„.M.mt
Toledo District. Santa Teresa Road, between Jordan Creek
and Blue Creek Village. 16o08'N, 89°01'W.
Tree to 2m, aromatic throughout; branches swollen at base,
with reddish nodes and petioles.
n.v.: Obeh [Maya (Kekchi)].
Santa Maria [English].
USE: Anthelmintic {stem}. Eaten to kill worms.
NCI Sample codes: 17a LF+IF(0CJU0G30); 17b ST(0CJU0031);
17c WD(0CJU0032); 17d RK0CJU0033)
Noah C. Goldstein 17	December 4, 1994
with P. Romero, M. Sam, 6. Shropshire
Fieldwork supported by the National Cancer Institute. Voucher used for
pharmaceutical screening.
Piper auritum H.B.K.
det. D. E. Atha, 2004
Noah C. Goldstein 17
The New York Botanical Garden (NY)
00085815