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Plant List only for person: Tzul, Alfonzo: 77 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
                 
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Acacia cornigera shrub, tree Med, Food N bullhorn acacia, ant thorn pico de gurrion, cuerno de vaca liscanal, zubin, huascanal black cockspur
ARECACEAE Alocasia macrorhiza shrub Orn, Med U elephant ear     creole gal
ANACARDIACEAE Anacardium occidentale tree Food, Prd, Med, Pois, Cnst, Oil n cashew mara“on    
BROMELIACEAE Ananas comosus shrub, tree Food I pineapple pi“a    
ANNONACEAE Annona muricata tree Spc, Med, Food, Bev, Prd, Pois, Orn N sour sop, annona, durian guan∑bana takob  
ANNONACEAE Annona reticulata tree Med, Prd, Cnst, Fibr, Food, Dye, Pois, Tan N custard apple, annona, wild custard apple anona blanca, annona colorado, annona del monte oop, tsulipox  
ANNONACEAE Annona squamosa tree Food N sweet sop saramoyo    
UNKNOWNS 26 Araceae > Colocasia esculenta? Xanthosoma sagittif vine Food, Med   coco yam      
ARECACEAE Attalea cohune palm Med, Food, Oil, Fuel, Bev, Cnst, Prd N cohune corozo tutz, manaca cocando boy, chunciey
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Balizia leucocalyx tree Med, Cnst, Prd, Tan N wild tamarind hesmo, jesmo    
NYCTAGINACEAE Bouganvillia x buttiana shrub Orn I bougainvillia      
BRASSICACEAE Brassica oleracea var. capitata herb Food I cabbage (cultivated)      
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∑, chŐ, sacpan, zacpan craboo, crabu, crapoo, grabon
SOLANACEAE Capsicum frutescens herb, subshrub Food, Ritl, Spc, Med N bird pepper, habanero pepper, wild chili chile del monte maxik, ick, mash-ak  
ARECACEAE Chamaeodora pinnatifrons palm Food, Prd, Pois N monkey-tail pacaya chib, chem-chem, xate, xal-a-cam  
SAPOTACEAE Chrysophyllum mexicanum shrub, tree Med, Food, Ltx, Cnst, Forg N wild star apple caimito zikay∑, chiceh damsel
RUTACEAE Citrus sinensis tree Food, Med, Bev, Oil, Prd I washington orange, sweet orange naranja dulce    
ARECACEAE Cocos nucifera palm Food, Oil, Prd, Med, Bev, Fibr U coconut coco, cocotera    
COSTACEAE Costus pulverulentus herb Med, Forg, Food, Cnst U spiral ginger, wild ginger caÕo de cristo, ca“a de cristo ch'uun  
ARECACEAE Crysophila stauracantha palm, spiny Cnst, Med, Prd N silver thatch escoba kuun, akuum, mis give-and-take
EBENACEAE Diospyros blancoi tree   I velvet apple      
ORCHIDACEAE Encyclia cochleata herb, epiphyte Orn N black orchid      
APIACEAE Eryngium foetidum herb Food, Med, Spc N cilantro, kolentro culantro, cimaron    
MYRTACEAE Eugenia jambos tree Food, Cnst I rose-apple      
MYRTACEAE Eugenia uniflora shrub, small tree Food, Orn I suriname cherry pitanga    
MORACEAE Ficus sp. tree   U (soft leaved)      
MALVACEAE Gossypium hirsutum shrub, cultivated Med, Fibr N cotton, cotton tree, wild cotton algodŘn taman  
STERCULIACEAE Guazuma ulmifolia shrub, tree Med, Prd, Food, Fog, Fuel, Bev, Fibr, Spc, Cnst, P N bay cedar, bastard cedar, box cedar caulote, tapaculo, gu∑cimo pixoy  
HELICONIACEAE Heliconia sp. herb   *        
LAMIACEAE Hyptis verticillata subshrub, shrub Med, Prd N john charles, john charles weed San Martin, hoja de martin, oja martin, yerba mate shkot-k'wai  
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Lonchocarpus castilloi tree Cnst, Med N black cabbage bark, cabbage bark   manchich  
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
MARANTACEAE Maranta arundinaceae herb Food, Med I arrowroot   yukia  
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 04 NEW PLANT 04 vine toy bomb   wild cucumber, wild gourd   xburut'  
NEW PLANT 05 NEW PLANT 05 tree food, posts   dragonfruit pitaya wob  
NEW PLANT 06 NEW PLANT 06 palm food     pejibaye    
NEW PLANT 07 NEW PLANT 07 herb? med, food     mano de largarto ya'axtah  
NEW PLANT 08 NEW PLANT 08 tree food   june plum jocote abal  
NEW PLANT 09 NEW PLANT 09 herb food, med   wild mint albajaca kakaltun  
NEW PLANT 18 NEW PLANT 18 tree     molly apple      
NEW PLANT 19 NEW PLANT 19 shrub     red variety Anal, Analo      
NEW PLANT 20 NEW PLANT 20 tree         tsol  
NEW PLANT 25 NEW PLANT 25 tree     bastard rosewood      
NEW PLANT 28 NEW PLANT 28 shrub       Chuchita (large)    
NEW PLANT 29 NEW PLANT 29 shrub       Chuchita (small)    
NEW PLANT 34 NEW PLANT 34 vine     wild lima bean      
NEW PLANT 35 NEW PLANT 35 vine food   black bean   xpelon, ixpelon  
CACTACEAE Opuntia cochenillifera shrub Orn N cactus nopal   scogeneel
ORCHIDACEAE Other orchid spp. herb, epiphyte   N ground orchid, wax orchid, cinnamon orchid      
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  
APOCYNACEAE Plumeria rubra tree Orn N mayflower, spanish jasmine flor de mayo, zopilote   frangi pangi
SAPOTACEAE Pouteria campechiana tree Food, Prd, Med, Forg, Ltx N mammee cirila sapotillo rojo canistel, caniztť, 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  
MYRTACEAE Psidium guajava shrub, tree Food, Med, Prd, Fuel, Tan, Bev N guava guajava, guayaba coloc, heliche, pata, pat, pa-taŪh, piche, pichi,  
SAXIFRAGACEAE Ribes hirtellum tree Food, Forg, Bev I gooseberry      
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 caŮa    
SOLANACEAE Solanum tuberosum cultivated plant Food I potato, white potato, Irish potato      
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  
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 chacalt», 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
COMBRETACEAE Terminalia catappa tree Food, Med, Cnst, Prd, Oil, Pois, Tan I almond, almond tree almendra    
SAPINDACEAE Thouinia paucidentata tree Med, Cnst, Forg N     dzol  
MORACEAE Trophis racemosa tree, shrub Food, Forg , Med, Fuel N female white ramon, white breadnut, wild waya eldorado, ramon blanco, waya del monte cha-cox, sacua-yun, yaxox  
UNKNOWNS 15 UNKNOWNS 15 tree Food, Bev   Honduras plum (august plum)      
UNKNOWNS 27 UNKNOWNS 27 vine Food, Med   wild coco yam      
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    
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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