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Plant List only for person: Quixchan, Zacarias: 74 entries, updated 2013-07-17 00:59:34 GMT

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Family Scientific name Habitat Uses Origin Local Name      
          English Spanish Mayan Creole
                 
MALVACEAE Abelmoschus esculentus shrub, cultivated Food, Fibr I okra      
EUPHORBIACEAE Alchornea latifolia tree cnst, dye     achiotillo    
RUBIACEAE Alseis yucatanensis tree Cnst N wild mammee, wild mamey tabaquillo, mammee silvestre cacao-che, ison, zon, haas'che, ts'om  
ARECACEAE ARECACEAE 3 shrub Food, Bev, Orn U cocó, macal      
MORACEAE Artocarpus camansi tree food I breadnut castaña    
ASCLEPIDACEAE Asclepia curassavica herb Med, Pois N polly redhead, cho cho, mis, red hand polly gato, hoja de veneno, raton chushu-yu-shi, cuchilli-xiv, ka-ki-at'sum  
APOCYNACEAE Aspidosperma cruentum tree Cnst, Med, Prd N milady, my lady, red malady malerio, chichique    
APOCYNACEAE Aspidosperma megalocarpon tree Cnst N mylady, white mylady malerio, fustan de vieja, chiquique blanco, malady peechmaax  
ARECACEAE Attalea cohune palm Med, Food, Oil, Fuel, Bev, Cnst, Prd N cohune corozo tutz, manaca cocando boy, chunciey
BIXACEAE Bixa orellana shrub Food, Med, Prd, Orn, Dye, Fibr, Fuel, Med, Spc I annatto, annatto, annmatto, atta, ricatta achote, achiote cu-shÈb, kuxub, shi-yaÈ, xayan  
MORACEAE Brosimum alicastrum tree Food, Forg, Med, Cnst N breadnut, female ramon capomo, copomo, macica, ramón, ramón blanco, ramón masicaran, ox, ujushte  
BURSERACEAE Bursera simaruba tree Med, Bev, Csnt, Prd, Fuel, Ritl, Orn, Pois N gumbolimbo, birch, red gumbolimbo, white gumbolim gumbolimbo blanco, indio desnudo, indio peludo, pa ca-c-ch, ca-cah, cha-c, chacah, cha-ca, cha-cah, h tourist tree
MALPIGHIACEAE Byrsonima crassifolia shrub, tree Food, Med, Cnst, Fuel, Bev, Prd, Dye, Tan, Forg, P n craboo, sour craboo, wild craboo nance, nanci, nonce, ch·, chÌ, sacpan, zacpan craboo, crabu, crapoo, grabon
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Caesalpinia gaumeri tree Cnst, Med, Prd N axe master, bastard logwood, peccary wood quebra hacha, rudo del monte citinche warree wood, warriewood
MARANTACEAE Calathea lutea herb Food, Med, Prd N waha leaf hoja del sal, wah· moxan, mu-shan waha leaf
SOLANACEAE Capsicum annuum shrub food N bell pepper chile dulce    
SOLANACEAE Capsicum chinense herb Spc I habanero pepper, wild chili chile, habanero, chile del monte    
CARICACEAE Carica papaya tree Med, Food, Prd, Bev, Pois I papaya, wild papaya, manbird papaya   put papaw
MORACEAE Castilla elastica tree Ltx N wild rubber castilloa rubber hule, kiikche, kikiche, kukche, yaxha  
BOMBACACEAE Ceiba pentandra tree Ritl, Prd, Food, Med, Fibr N cotton tree ceiba kapok, yaxchÈ, inup  
SAPOTACEAE Chrysophyllum cainito tree Food, Prd, Med, Ltx, Cnst, Bev I star apple caimito, commito    
RUTACEAE Citrus aurantifolia tree Food, Med, Bev, Spc, Dye, Oil, Pois I sweet lime, lemon, lime      
RUTACEAE Citrus limon tree Food, Med I sour lime, lemon limon    
RUTACEAE Citrus paradise tree Food, Med I grapefruit toronja    
RUTACEAE Citrus sinensis tree Food, Med, Bev, Oil, Prd I washington orange, sweet orange naranja dulce    
EUPHORBIACEAE Cnidoscolus chayamansa shrub, tree Food, Med, Pois N chaya, tea   tza  
ARECACEAE Cocos nucifera palm Food, Oil, Prd, Med, Bev, Fibr U coconut coco, cocotera    
COMBRETACEAE Conocarpus erecta tree Prd, Cnst, Tan, Med N buttonwood botoncillo kanche button-bush
BORAGINACEAE Cordia dodecandra tree Food, Prd, Cnst, Med N   ciricote, siricote, zericote chack opte  
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Crotalaria guatemalensis shrub Food, Orn N     chipilin  
CUCURBITACEAE Cucurbita pepo cultivated vine Food N squash, pumpkin ayote    
ANNONACEAE Cymbopetalum mayanum tree Spc, Prd N   candelero, guanabano, marta boni muc  
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Enterolobium cyclocarpum tree Cnst, Food, Pois, Med, Forg, Gum N ear-tree guanacaste, conocaste pich, tubroos  
CONVOLVULACEAE Ipomoea batatas vine Food N sweet potato, cultivated yam batatas, camote    
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Lonchocarpus castilloi tree Cnst, Med N black cabbage bark, cabbage bark   manchich  
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Lonchocarpus minimiflorus tree Cnst, Med, Fuel, Forg N white cabbage bark palo de guzano manchich  
SOLANACEAE Lycopersicon esculentum vine Food N tomato tomate    
SOLANACEAE Lycopersicon esculentum var. cerasiforme shrub Food N cherry tomato      
ANACARDIACEAE Mangifera indica tree Food, Med, Bev, Pois, Prd I mango      
ANACARDIACEAE Mangifera indica 2 tree food, I manila mango mango manila    
SAPOTACEAE Manilkara zapota tree Food, Gum, Med, Ltx, Cnst N red sapodilla, sapodilla chico zapote, sapote, zapote, zapotillo, zapote b ya chicle, chicle tree
UNKNOWNS 44 Morinda citrifolia? tree     noni      
MUSACEAE Musa 4 tree Food I apple banana, guineo manzana      
MUSACEAE Musa hybr. tree, her-baceous Food I cultivated banana      
MUSACEAE Musa paradisiaca tree, her-baceous Food, Med I plantain, banana banana de marano, guineo, platano box haas, haas  
NEW PLANT 35 NEW PLANT 35 vine food   black bean   xpelon, ixpelon  
NEW PLANT 46 NEW PLANT 46 tree         chaltekok  
NEW PLANT 47 NEW PLANT 47 vine food   black bean   tsama  
NEW PLANT 48 NEW PLANT 48 vine food   black bean   bolokche'  
NEW PLANT 49 NEW PLANT 49           camal  
NEW PLANT 50 NEW PLANT 50           mopuch  
NEW PLANT 51 NEW PLANT 51           guanaloa  
NEW PLANT 52 NEW PLANT 52     I   manzana de agua    
NEW PLANT 53 NEW PLANT 53 tree cnst       tik  
CAESALPINIACEAE Pachrhizus erosus vine Food, Pois N jicama, yama bean jicama, frijolio   yama bean
BIGNONIACEAE Parmetiera aculeata tree Food, Orn, Spc, Forg, Med N cow okra, wild okra cuajilote kat, k'at cat
LAURACEAE Persea americana tree Med, Food, Prd, Pois, Dye, Bev, Oil N avocado aguacate, aguacote on butter-pear, pear
MYRTACEAE Pimenta dioica tree Med, Food, Bev, Spc, Oil N allspice pimienta, pimienta gorda, pimenta, pimenta gorda naba-cuc  
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Piscidia piscipula tree, shrub Med, Prd, Cnst, Fuel, Pois N dogwood, white wormwood, may bush habim, jabin, palo de gusano tiaxib  
SAPOTACEAE Pouteria campechiana tree Food, Prd, Med, Forg, Ltx N mammee cirila sapotillo rojo canistel, canizté, zac-xa-nal  
SAPOTACEAE Pouteria sapota tree Food, Med, Oil, Cnst, Ltx, Prd, Pois N mame, mamee, sapote, mamey, mamey apple, mammy app zapote grande saltule  
FAGACEAE Quercus oleoides tree Cnst, Prd, Med, Resn N cedar, red cedar, spanish cedar cedro, cedro rojo, cidra    
ARECACEAE Sabal mauritiiformis (morrisiana) palm Cnst, Food N bay leaf, sabal, bay leaf palm, bayleaf palm botan, guano, guanu sha-an  
MALVACEAE Sida acuta shrub, subshrub Med, Ritl, Fibr, Prd, Fumt N broomweed escoba, escobilla, malva chichibe, mes-be'l wire weed
RUBIACEAE Simira salvadorensis tree Prd, Cnst, Fuel N red-wood, high ridge redwood palo colorado, puntero sac te m'ooch john crow redwood
ANACARDIACEAE Spondias ? tree Bev, Food *   jobo-tuspana    
ANACARDIACEAE Spondias radlkoferi tree Med, Cnst, Food N hogplum, wild plum ciruela amarilla, jobo, jocote jobo rum-p'ok, kinim, kanabal, puk, hu-hu  
ANACARDIACEAE Spondias sp. tree Food, Orn, Cnst, Bev, Med, Prd * hogplum ciruela amarilla, jobo, jocote jobo kinim, kanabal, puk  
MELIACEAE Swietenia macrophylla tree Cnst, Med, Prd N broken ridge mahogany, mahogany caoba chacaltÈ, punab, sutz'uch  
BIGNONIACEAE Tabebuia rosea tree Cnst, Med N mayflower, may bush maculiz hokab, shna'-corts  
SAPINDACEAE Talisia oliviformis tree Prd, Forg, Food N kinep guaya wayah, uayum kinep
UNKNOWNS 7 UNKNOWNS 7 tree Cnst   tapir ribs palo de danto, costilla de danto    
VERBENACEAE Vitex gaumeri tree Prd, Med, Fuel, Forg, Cnst N blue blossom, fiddlewood, monkey fiddle, dogwood flor azul, arbol murcielago yaxnik, sak-u-sol, yax nik ux pe walking lady
POACEAE/GRAMINAE Zea mays grass Food, Forg, Bev, Med N corn, green corn (when young/fresh), dry corn maiz, maiz verde/fresco (when young/fresh), maiz s    

Key to plant origins: N - Native, I - Introduced, n - Naturalized, U - unknown, E - Endemic, * - Native/Introduced, ^ - Unknown/Naturalized.

Pictures come from our own archives as well as the following sources:
Atran, S., X. Lois, and E. U. Ek. 2004 Plants of the Peten Itza Maya.     Vol 38. Ann Arbor: Regents of the University of Michigan.
www.nybg.org/bsci/belize
hortiplex.gardenweb.com/plants/list_all_families.html
www.rain-tree.com/Plant-Images
www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/gallery/gallery_query.htm - Digital Flora of Texas (DFT)

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