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Plant List only for person: Landero, Guadalupe: 95 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      
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 Acrocomia aculeata palm, spiny Food, Med, Bev, Forg, Prd, Ritl, Oil N spiny royal palm, macaw palm   coyol, cocoyol, istuk, suppa grugru palm
RUBIACEAE Alseis yucatanensis tree Cnst N wild mammee, wild mamey tabaquillo, mammee silvestre cacao-che, ison, zon, haas'che, ts'om  
BROMELIACEAE Ananas comosus shrub, tree Food I pineapple piÒa    
ANNONACEAE Annona cherimola tree Food I cherimoya, custard apple, chirimoya, chirimolla, a      
ANNONACEAE Annona muricata tree Spc, Med, Food, Bev, Prd, Pois, Orn N sour sop, annona, durian guan·bana takob  
ANNONACEAE Annona purpurea tree Food, Med, Fibr, Dye, Prd, Pois, Tan N cowsap soncoya tuki  
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  
ARECACEAE ARECACEAE 3 shrub Food, Bev, Orn U cocó, macal      
ARISTOLOCHIACEAE Aristolochia maxima liana Food, Med N contribo, contribu, duck flower guaco    
MORACEAE Artocarpus communis tree Food I breadfruit      
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    
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  
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·, chÌ, 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  
CARICACEAE Carica papaya tree Med, Food, Prd, Bev, Pois I papaya, wild papaya, manbird papaya   put papaw
CECROPIACEAE Cecropia peltata tree Med, Prd, Fumt, Food N trumpet tree guarumo a'kl, ixcoch, cho-otz  
BOMBACACEAE Ceiba pentandra tree Ritl, Prd, Food, Med, Fibr N cotton tree ceiba kapok, yaxchÈ, inup  
SAPOTACEAE Chrysophyllum mexicanum shrub, tree Med, Food, Ltx, Cnst, Forg N wild star apple caimito zikay·, chiceh damsel
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    
RUTACEAE Citrus reticulata tree Food, Bev I mandarin, tangerine      
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    
ARECACEAE Crysophila stauracantha palm, spiny Cnst, Med, Prd N silver thatch escoba kuun, akuum, mis give-and-take
ZINGIBERACEAE Curcuma domestica herb Spc, Med I curry, turmeric, yellow ginger      
ANNONACEAE Cymbopetalum mayanum tree Spc, Prd N   candelero, guanabano, marta boni muc  
ARECACEAE Desmoncus orthacanthos palm, spiny, climbing Food, Pois, Fibr N basket tie-tie, basket to tie, basket whist, baske ballal bayal, bayl cocoboy, coconoboy
DRACAENACEAE Dracaena americana shrub Orn N candle wood isote, isote del monte tuËt  
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  
OLACACEAE Heisteria media shrub, tree   N wild cinnamon, wild orange copalche macho, nance cimarron silion  
HELICONIACEAE Heliconia spp. herb Orn U heliconia, lobster claw      
MALVACEAE Hibiscus spp. herb, subshrub   N hibiscus      
CONVOLVULACEAE Ipomoea batatas vine Food N sweet potato, cultivated yam batatas, camote    
LYTHRACEAE Lagerstroemia indica shrub, med Orn I jupiter, crepe myrtle verbena    
VERBENACEAE Lippia myriocephala shrub, tree Prd, Ritl, Med, Fumt, Cnst U maja rhacco baston de vieja sacuche, sa-ku-che, sa-ku-ch, sakuche  
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  
ROSACEAE Malus domestica tree, cultivated Food, Bev I apple manzana    
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  
CUCURBITACEAE Momordica charantia vine Food, Med, Forg, Orn, Pois I balsam pear sorosí   sorosee
MUSACEAE Musa 2 tree Food I blogo banana      
MUSACEAE Musa 3 tree Food I blue banano      
MUSACEAE Musa 4 tree Food I apple banana, guineo manzana      
MUSACEAE Musa paradisiaca tree, her-baceous Food, Med I plantain, banana banana de marano, guineo, platano box haas, haas  
NEW PLANT 02 NEW PLANT 02 tree     sweet nance      
NEW PLANT 26 NEW PLANT 26 tree         boho  
NEW PLANT 27 NEW PLANT 27 tree         chalche  
BOMBACACEAE Pachira aquatica tree Med, Food, Cnst, Dye N provision bark, provision tree santo domingo, sapote bobo, zapote bobo, zapoton uacut  
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  
PIPERACEAE Piper (psilorhachis?) shrub, tree Med N spanish elder cordoncillo    
PIPERACEAE Piper jacquemontianum shrub, tree   U spanish elder cordoncillo    
PIPERACEAE Piper marginatum herb   N spanish elder cordoncillo    
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  
PUNIACEAE Punica granatum tree Food, Dye I granada, pomegranate granadillo    
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    
RUTACEAE RUTACEAE 2 tree Bev, Med U jamaican lime     jamaican lime
RUTACEAE RUTACEAE 3 tree Food U citronja      
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 caña    
CUCURBITACEAE Sechium edule vine Food, Med, spc, Prd, Pois U chocho chayote chu-um, huisquil  
RUBIACEAE Simira salvadorensis tree Prd, Cnst, Fuel N red-wood, high ridge redwood palo colorado, puntero sac te m'ooch john crow redwood
SOLANACEAE Solanum torvum shrub Food, Med N nightshade susumba, hoja del plato pach'l, p'al  
ANACARDIACEAE Spondias ? tree Bev, Food *   jobo-tuspana    
ANACARDIACEAE Spondias cytherea tree Food, Med I golden plum      
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  
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Swartzia cubensis tree, red sap Med N bitter wood, crying blood, northern rosewood llora sangre, sangre de torro kat'alox  
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
MELIACEAE Trichilia hirta shrub, tree Cnst, Med, Prd, Pois, Oil N red cedar palo de son, sombra de carneiro   son
UNKNOWNS 12 UNKNOWNS 12 tree Orn     baston del rey    
UNKNOWNS 13 UNKNOWNS 13 shrub       hoja fina    
UNKNOWNS 14 UNKNOWNS 14 tree Fuel   skunk tree, wild rue ruda de monte priquiyala  
UNKNOWNS 15 UNKNOWNS 15 tree Food, Bev   Honduras plum (august plum)      
UNKNOWNS 19 UNKNOWNS 19 tree Cnst, firewood     naranjillo    
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    
RHAMNACEAE Ziziphus mauritiana tree Food, Med I governor plum, belize plum, hog plum, catherine'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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