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Plant List only for person: Tun, Rodolfo: 69 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
                 
EUPHORBIACEAE Amanoa guianensis shrub, tree Prd I lemonario limonario   swamp icaco
ANACARDIACEAE Anacardium occidentale tree Food, Prd, Med, Pois, Cnst, Oil n cashew maraon    
BROMELIACEAE Ananas comosus shrub, tree Food I pineapple pia    
ANNONACEAE Annona muricata tree Spc, Med, Food, Bev, Prd, Pois, Orn N sour sop, annona, durian guanbana takob  
ARECACEAE ARECACEAE 4 palm   U maya palm      
MORACEAE Artocarpus communis tree Food I breadfruit      
APOCYNACEAE Aspidosperma cruentum tree Cnst, Med, Prd N milady, my lady, red malady malerio, chichique    
ARECACEAE Astrocaryum mexicanum palm, spiny Food, Cnst, Prd N cohun palm, supa lancetilla, pacaya, cocoyol tuk-'u, ak-t, ak-t, chapay, giscoyol warree cohun, warri cohyne
ANACARDIACEAE Astronium graveolens tree Cnst, Med, Prd N glassy wood jobillo, palo mulato kulimche  
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-shb, kuxub, shi-ya, xayan  
COMBRETACEAE Bucida buceras tree Prd, Tan, Med, Cnst N bullet tree cacho de toro pucte, puk-te bully tree
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, ch, sacpan, zacpan craboo, crabu, crapoo, grabon
CLUSIACEAE Calophyllum brasiliense tree Cnst, Med, Ltx I santa maria pito sico    
CARICACEAE Carica papaya tree Med, Food, Prd, Bev, Pois I papaya, wild papaya, manbird papaya   put papaw
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Cassia grandis tree Med, Food, Bev, Orn, Fuel, Prd N stinky toe, stinking toe, beef-feed carao bookut, bukut, bokut  
APOCYNACEAE Catharanthus roseus herb Orn I periwinkle      
RUTACEAE Citrus aurantifolia tree Food, Med, Bev, Spc, Dye, Oil, Pois I sweet lime, lemon, lime      
RUTACEAE Citrus paradise tree Food, Med I grapefruit toronja    
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    
BIGNONIACEAE Crescentia cujete tree Med, Prd, Food, Bev, Ritl, Forg N calabash, savannah calabash, wild calabash, luch, jicara hom, huaz  
ARECACEAE Crysophila stauracantha palm, spiny Cnst, Med, Prd N silver thatch escoba kuun, akuum, mis give-and-take
CUCURBITACEAE Cucurbita pepo cultivated vine Food N squash, pumpkin ayote    
POACEAE/GRAMINAE Cymbopogon citratus grass Med, Bev ^ lemon grass zacate de limon   fever grass
ARALIACEAE Dendropanax arboreus tree Food, Prd, Orn, Forg, Fuel, Med N lion's hand, mountain blossom berries, potatowood, mano de len sac-chacah, tzub  
ARECACEAE Desmoncus orthacanthos palm, spiny, climbing Food, Pois, Fibr N basket tie-tie, basket to tie, basket whist, baske ballal bayal, bayl cocoboy, coconoboy
DIOSCOREACEAE Dioscorea bartlettii vine Food, Med, Dye, Pois N red china root, red cocolmecca, white cocolmecca, cocolmeca blanca, cocolmeca roja, ogaje ya-ya-chi  
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Enterolobium cyclocarpum tree Cnst, Food, Pois, Med, Forg, Gum N ear-tree guanacaste, conocaste pich, tubroos  
APIACEAE Eryngium foetidum herb Food, Med, Spc N cilantro, kolentro culantro, cimaron    
MELIACEAE Guarea glabra tree Cnst, Med N wild orange, mahogany cedrillo, cramante bl-ba, bl-ba  
RUBIACEAE Hamelia patens shrub, small tree Food, Med, Orn, Prd, Bev, Tan N red pollyhead, polly red head, red head, scarlet sanalo-todo, arbusto de color escarlata, indios ixcanan, axcanan, canaan, chactoc, x-kanan, klaush  
ASTERACEAE Koanophyllon albicaule shrub, tree Med, Prd N black cordoncillo, black piper cordoncillo negro soscha, xolexnuc old woman's walking stick
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Lonchocarpus castilloi tree Cnst, Med N black cabbage bark, cabbage bark   manchich  
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Lonchocarpus sp. tree Cnst, Fuel N cabbage bark, dogwood, turtle-bone      
SOLANACEAE Lycopersicon esculentum vine Food N tomato tomate    
ANACARDIACEAE Mangifera indica tree Food, Med, Bev, Pois, Prd I mango      
EUPHORBIACEAE Manihot esculenta subshrub Food, Orn, Med, Pois, Prd, Spc, Ltx I cassava, white cassava   tsin  
SAPOTACEAE Manilkara zapota tree Food, Gum, Med, Ltx, Cnst N red sapodilla, sapodilla chico zapote, sapote, zapote, zapotillo, zapote b ya chicle, chicle tree
EUPHORBIACEAE Margaritaria nobilis shrub or tree   N mora, bastard madre cacao mata palo, ramn macho ininche clawberry
MUSACEAE Musa paradisiaca tree, her-baceous Food, Med I plantain, banana banana de marano, guineo, platano box haas, haas  
CACTACEAE Opuntia cochenillifera shrub Orn N cactus nopal   scogeneel
GRAMINEAE Oryza sativa grass, cultivated Food, Bev I rice arroz    
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 reticulata tree Food N   zapote negro, zapotillo negro    
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    
ROSACEAE Rosa spp. shrub Orn I rose rosa    
ARECACEAE Roystonea regia palm Orn, Cnst, Forg N royal palm palma real    
ARECACEAE Sabal mauritiiformis (morrisiana) palm Cnst, Food N bay leaf, sabal, bay leaf palm, bayleaf palm botan, guano, guanu sha-an  
POACEAE/GRAMINAE Saccharum officinarum grass Food I sugar cane caa    
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 purpurea shrub or tree Food, Orn, Bev, Cnst, Med, Prd N summer plum, plum, may plum jocote ab-l, ab-?l  
ANACARDIACEAE Spondias radlkoferi tree Med, Cnst, Food N hogplum, wild plum ciruela amarilla, jobo, jocote jobo rum-p'ok, kinim, kanabal, puk, hu-hu  
LOGANIACEAE Strychnos brachistantha(panamensis?) liana, shrub, often armed Med, Food N   chicoloro    
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Swartzia cubensis tree, red sap Med N bitter wood, crying blood, northern rosewood llora sangre, sangre de torro kat'alox  
MELIACEAE Swietenia macrophylla tree Cnst, Med, Prd N broken ridge mahogany, mahogany caoba chacalt, punab, sutz'uch  
MYRTACEAE Syzygium cumini tree Food, Orn I blackberry      
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
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Tamarindus indica tree Food, Bev, Prd, Med, Fuel, Cnst I tamarind tamarindo   tambran
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
AGAVACEAE Yucca guatemalensis shrub, tree Orn, Food, Med N yucca pasqui    
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    
RHAMNACEAE Ziziphus mauritiana tree Food, Med I governor plum, belize plum, hog plum, catherine's      
FLACOURTIACEAE Zuelania guidonia shrub, tree Fuel, Med, Food, Forg, Resn, Prd, Cnst N drunken bayman wood, water wood, umbrella paragua, moroco chu-ya-ak, tamay, tamai  

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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