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Plant List: 436 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 Acalypha arvensis herb Med N cancer herb, cat tail hierba de cancer, cordiemiento    
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Acosmium panamense tree Med, Cnst N billy webb      
EUPHORBIACEAE Adelia barbinervis shrub, tree   N limoncillo      
POLYPODIOPHYTA: ADIANTACEAE Adiantum tenerum fern Med N maidenhair fern, black stick helecho, espuma, palo negro ok-pick-ek-chi-chan, roc-che-cwan  
AGAVACEAE Agave angustifolia shrub Med, Bev I hennekin, agave, sisal, hequen      
EUPHORBIACEAE Alchornea latifolia tree cnst, dye     achiotillo    
ALLIACEAE Allium cepa herb Food I onion cebolla    
ALLIACEAE Allium sativum herb Food, Med I garlic ajo    
ALLIACEAE Allium schoenoprasum herb Spc, Food, Med I chives cebollin    
ASPHODELACEAE Aloe vera shrub Med I aloe vera      
UNKNOWNS 37 Alpinia zerumbet (Zingiberaceae)? shrub Orn   shell ginger      
RUBIACEAE Alseis yucatanensis tree Cnst N wild mammee, wild mamey tabaquillo, mammee silvestre cacao-che, ison, zon, haas'che, ts'om  
SIMAROUBACEAE Alvaradoa amorphoides tree, shrub Fw N mexican alvaradoa cortircuero    
ULMACEAE Ampelocera hottlei tree Cnst N female bullhoof manteca luin  
ANACARDIACEAE Anacardium occidentale tree Food, Prd, Med, Pois, Cnst, Oil n cashew maraÒon    
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  
ANNONACEAE Annona squamosa tree Food N sweet sop saramoyo    
UNKNOWNS 1 Annona squamosa?? tree Food   sugar apple      
ARACEAE Anthurium slechtendahlii herb, epiphyte Med N pheasant's tail cola de faisan tye-pÈ, xiv-tun-ich, xiv-yak-tun-ich  
ACANTHACEAE Aphelandra scabra shrub Med, Orn N indian head, red anal, red head indian anal grande, cabeza de indio, pito anal, anal-chae, chacanal  
UNKNOWNS 26 Araceae > Colocasia esculenta? Xanthosoma sagittif vine Food, Med   coco yam      
ARECACEAE ARECACEAE 1 palm Orn U palma del monte      
ARECACEAE ARECACEAE 2 palm Orn U dwarf palm      
ARECACEAE ARECACEAE 3 shrub Food, Bev, Orn U cocó, macal      
ARECACEAE ARECACEAE 4 palm   U maya palm      
ARISTOLOCHIACEAE Aristolochia maxima liana Food, Med N contribo, contribu, duck flower guaco    
MORACEAE Artocarpus camansi tree food I breadnut castaña    
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    
APOCYNACEAE Aspidosperma megalocarpon tree Cnst N mylady, white mylady malerio, fustan de vieja, chiquique blanco, malady peechmaax  
ANACARDIACEAE Astronium graveolens tree Cnst, Med, Prd N glassy wood jobillo, palo mulato kulimche  
MELIACEAE Azadirachta indica tree Med I nim tree, nem tree, neem      
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Balizia leucocalyx tree Med, Cnst, Prd, Tan N wild tamarind hesmo, jesmo    
BASELLACEAE Basella alba vine Food I spinach      
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia divaricata shrub Fibr, Med N cowfoot, cow hoof pata de vaca tsulubtok  
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia herrerae vine Med, Ritl, Cnst, Fibr N cowfoot   ki-bix, malo kibish  
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  
NYCTAGINACEAE Bouganvillia x buttiana shrub Orn I bougainvillia      
BORAGINACEAE Bourreria oxyphylla tree Food, Prd, Med N wild craboo, laurel night bloom roble blanco, laurel, lima del monte chi-che, cacuche, sac-pa, sac-bay-eck, ter-ech-mas  
CRUCIFERAE Brassica nigra herb Spc I black mustard      
BRASSICACEAE Brassica oleracea var. capitata herb Food I cabbage (cultivated)      
BROMELIACEAE Bromelia pinguin herb, terrestrial Food, Prd, Bev, Fibr, Orn, Med N wild pineapple, wild pine pinuela, pita-puerco ix-tot  
BROMELIACEAE Bromelia spp. herb   U        
MORACEAE Brosimum alicastrum tree Food, Forg, Med, Cnst N breadnut, female ramon capomo, copomo, macica, ramón, ramón blanco, ramón masicaran, ox, ujushte  
MORACEAE Brosimum guianense tree Cnst, Food N wild breadnut, bastard breadnut, mountain breadnut cimarron, masico    
CACTACEAE Cactus spp. herb Orn U cactus      
CAESALPINIACEAE Caesalpinia pulcherrima shrub or small tree Med, Food N bird of paradise      
CLUSIACEAE Calophyllum brasiliense tree Cnst, Med, Ltx I santa maria pito sico    
SOLANACEAE Capsicum annuum shrub Spc U jalapeño      
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    
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 pubescens tree Food I mountain papaya      
CARICACEAE Carica spp. tree   I hawaiian papaya      
ARECACEAE Caryota mitis palm   I fishtail palm      
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Cassia grandis tree Med, Food, Bev, Orn, Fuel, Prd N stinky toe, stinking toe, beef-feed carao bookut, bukut, bokut  
MORACEAE Castilla elastica tree Ltx N wild rubber castilloa rubber hule, kiikche, kikiche, kukche, yaxha  
APOCYNACEAE Catharanthus roseus herb Orn I periwinkle      
CECROPIACEAE Cecropia peltata tree Med, Prd, Fumt, Food N trumpet tree guarumo a'kl, ixcoch, cho-otz  
MELIACEAE Cedrela odorata tree cnst   cedar      
BOMBACACEAE Ceiba pentandra tree Ritl, Prd, Food, Med, Fibr N cotton tree ceiba kapok, yaxchÈ, inup  
ARECACEAE Chamaeodora pinnatifrons palm Food, Prd, Pois N monkey-tail pacaya chib, chem-chem, xate, xal-a-cam  
CHENOPODIACEAE Chenopodium ambrosioides herb, subshrub Med, Food, Pois N mexican wormseed apasote, epasote    
ASTERACEAE Chromolaena odorata shrub, tree Med N jack-in-the-bush   hatz, yaxhatz  
SAPOTACEAE Chrysophyllum cainito tree Food, Prd, Med, Ltx, Cnst, Bev I star apple caimito, commito    
SAPOTACEAE Chrysophyllum venezuelanense tree Food U     sebul  
UNKNOWNS 45 Cissampelos tropaeolifolia (MENISPERMACEAE)? (hoja vine med   pregant woman's herb hoja de preniada, yerba de la preniada    
CUCURBITACEAE Citrullus lanatus vine Food I watermelon sandia    
RUTACEAE Citrus aurantifolia tree Food, Med, Bev, Spc, Dye, Oil, Pois I sweet lime, lemon, lime      
RUTACEAE Citrus aurantium tree Med, Food, Spc, Fuel, Orn, Prd, Bev, Fibr, Oil I sour orange naranja agria    
RUTACEAE Citrus limon tree Food, Med I sour lime, lemon limon    
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    
RUTACEAE Citrus sinensis var. Valencia tree Food, Bev I valencia orange      
EUPHORBIACEAE Cnidoscolus chayamansa shrub, tree Food, Med, Pois N chaya, tea   tza  
POLYGONACEAE Coccoloba uvifera shrub, tree Food, Bev, Med, Fuel, Forg, Cnst, Tan, Prd N grape, sea grape uva niiche  
ARECACEAE Cocos nucifera palm Food, Oil, Prd, Med, Bev, Fibr U coconut coco, cocotera    
RUBIACEAE Coffea arabica shrub, tree Food, Bev, Med, Forg, Cnst I coffee café    
BORAGINACEAE Cordia (gerescanthus?) tree Prd N   laurel negro, barillo bohom, bojunche  
BORAGINACEAE Cordia bicolor tree   N   sombra de ternero    
BORAGINACEAE Cordia dodecandra tree Food, Prd, Cnst, Med N   ciricote, siricote, zericote chack opte  
COSTACEAE Costus pulverulentus herb Med, Forg, Food, Cnst U spiral ginger, wild ginger caÍo de cristo, caÒa de cristo ch'uun  
CHRYSOBALANACEAE Couepia polyandra tree Food, Med N baboon cup, baboon cap, monkey cap      
BIGNONIACEAE Crescentia cujete tree Med, Prd, Food, Bev, Ritl, Forg N calabash, savannah calabash, wild calabash, luch, jicara hom, huaz  
AMARYLLIDACEAE Crinum spp. shrub Orn * garden lily      
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Crotalaria cajanifolia herb, shrub, small tree Ritl, Spc, Food N     tzib-che  
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Crotalaria guatemalensis shrub Food, Orn N     chipilin  
EUPHORBIACEAE Croton niveus shrub, tree Med, Spc, Bev, Fuel N uvitas      
EUPHORBIACEAE Croton sp. shrub   U croton   chichibe  
CUCURBITACEAE Cucurbita pepo cultivated vine Food N squash, pumpkin ayote    
SAPINDACEAE Cupania belizensis shrub, tree Fuel, Med, Food, Prd, Cnst N grande betty, red copal copal colorado, palo de carbon chac pom  
ZINGIBERACEAE Curcuma domestica herb Spc, Med I curry, turmeric, yellow ginger      
ANNONACEAE Cymbopetalum mayanum tree Spc, Prd N   candelero, guanabano, marta boni muc  
POACEAE/GRAMINAE Cymbopogon nardus shrub Med U citronella      
COMPOSITAE Cynara scolymus cultivated plant Food I artichoke      
ARALIACEAE Dendropanax arboreus tree Food, Prd, Orn, Forg, Fuel, Med N lion's hand, mountain blossom berries, potatowood, mano de león sac-chacah, tzíub  
DIOSCOREACEAE Dioscorea bartlettii vine Food, Med, Dye, Pois N red china root, red cocolmecca, white cocolmecca, cocolmeca blanca, cocolmeca roja, ogaje ya-ya-chi  
DIOSCOREACEAE Dioscorea sp. vine   * wild yam      
EBENACEAE Diospyros blancoi tree   I velvet apple      
DRACAENACEAE Dracaena americana shrub Orn N candle wood isote, isote del monte tuËt  
ORCHIDACEAE Encyclia cochleata herb, epiphyte Orn N black orchid      
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Enterolobium cyclocarpum tree Cnst, Food, Pois, Med, Forg, Gum N ear-tree guanacaste, conocaste pich, tubroos  
BRASSICACEAE Eruca vesicaria herb Food, Med I arugula      
APIACEAE Eryngium foetidum herb Food, Med, Spc N cilantro, kolentro culantro, cimaron    
MYRTACEAE Eugenia ibarrae shrub, tree   N chilon-che      
MYRTACEAE Eugenia jambos tree Food, Cnst I rose-apple      
MYRTACEAE Eugenia malaccensis tree Food I malay apple      
MYRTACEAE Eugenia uniflora shrub, small tree Food, Orn I suriname cherry pitanga    
EUPHORBIACEAE Euphorbia pulcherrima shrub Med N wild poinsetta      
MORACEAE Ficus maxima tree Med N fig, wild fig higo    
MORACEAE Ficus sp. tree   U (soft leaved)      
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Gliricidia sepium shrub, tree Med, Cnst, Fuel, Pois, Orn, Forg, Food N madre cacao madre cacao hotz, sayab, zacyab, xak'ya'ab, kante  
ASCLEPIDACEAE Gonolobus sp. vine Med, Food N vine of the dead behuco de muerto    
MALVACEAE Gossypium hirsutum shrub, cultivated Med, Fibr N cotton, cotton tree, wild cotton algodÛn taman  
MELIACEAE Guarea glabra tree Cnst, Med N wild orange, mahogany cedrillo, cramante b‚l-ba, bÛl-ba  
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  
RUBIACEAE Guettarda combsii shrub, tree Cnst, Med, Prd N glassy wood, glossy wood, green star, pine-ridge g arepa, verde lucero tastab, tas'tap, tas-tas  
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Haematoxylon campechianum tree, shrub Med, Prd, Dye N logwood, dye wood tinta, palo de tinte ek  
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  
OLACACEAE Heisteria media shrub, tree   N wild cinnamon, wild orange copalche macho, nance cimarron silion  
HELICONIACEAE Heliconia latispatha herb Med N platanillo      
HELICONIACEAE Heliconia psittacorum Low, Red bracts and light yellow sepals Orn N parakeet flower      
HELICONIACEAE Heliconia sp. herb   *        
HELICONIACEAE Heliconia spp. herb Orn U heliconia, lobster claw      
TILIACEAE Heliocarpus americanus tree Fibr, Cnst N broadleaf moho, white moho majao, cajete, jolol chai  
TILIACEAE Heliocarpus mexicanus tree Fibr, Cnst U broadleaf hoho cajete    
BORAGINACEAE Heliotropum angiospermum herb Med, Pois N scorpion tail cola de alegran, rabamaco, rabamico, rabo mico remax  
MALVACEAE Hibiscus sabdariffa vine Med, Bev I sorrell, red sorrel jamaica, rosa de jamaica    
MALVACEAE Hibiscus spp. herb, subshrub   N hibiscus      
CHRYSOBALANACEAE Hirtella racemosa shrub Food N blossom berry, wild pigeon plum grenada, palo de escoba, hoja de sapo ch'ilimis, uyamche  
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  
CONVOLVULACEAE Ipomoea batatas vine Food N sweet potato, cultivated yam batatas, camote    
CONVOLVULACEAE Ipomoea meyeri vine Med N wild carrot palm camotillo    
  Ipomoea purpurea vine orn N morning glory      
BIGNONIACEAE Jacaranda mimosifolia tree   I   jacaranda    
UNKNOWNS 43 Artocarpus heterophyllus? tree     jack fruit      
OLACACEAE Jasminum officinale herb Orn I jasmine      
EUPHORBIACEAE Jatropha guameri shrub, tree Med, Prd N hazel nut, wild physic nut piñon chipche, pomolche  
LYTHRACEAE Lagerstroemia indica shrub, med Orn I jupiter, crepe myrtle verbena    
ASTERACEAE Lasianthaea fruticosa shrub or tree Orn, Forg, Med, Ritl, Prd N margarita margarita del monte ish-ta, shti-pe, zta-ach  
CHRYSOBALANACEAE Licania platypus tree Food, Forg N monkey apple   succotz, sunco, urraco  
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  
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Lonchocarpus sp. tree Cnst, Fuel N cabbage bark, dogwood, turtle-bone      
SOLANACEAE Lycopersicon esculentum vine Food N tomato tomate    
SOLANACEAE Lycopersicon esculentum var. cerasiforme shrub Food N cherry tomato      
POLYPODIOPHYTA: SCHIZAEACEAE Lygodium volubile fern, climbing Med, Prd, Ritl N fever fern, wire whisk, wire whiss alambre, behuco de alambre, corremiento alambre-xi, xich-el-ba, xix-el-ba  
FABACEAE Lysiloma acapulcense tree     hesmo, wild tamarind jesmo    
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Lysiloma auritum tree Med N bastard mahogany tamborcillo, palo de sangre tsu  
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Lysiloma latisiliquum tree Med, Prd, Fuel, Cnst I rain tree   tzalam, chalan, salam  
ANNONACEAE Malmea depressa shrub or tree Food, Med, Cnst, Prd N wild coffee, che-che, chief of herbs, lancewood, m sufrekaya, sufricaya, elemuil, eremuel, eremuilitz-imul, x-ele-muy  
ROSACEAE Malus domestica tree, cultivated Food, Bev I apple manzana    
ANACARDIACEAE Mangifera indica tree Food, Med, Bev, Pois, Prd I mango      
ANACARDIACEAE Mangifera indica 2 tree food, I manila mango mango manila    
EUPHORBIACEAE Manihot esculenta subshrub Food, Orn, Med, Pois, Prd, Spc, Ltx I cassava, white cassava   tsin  
MARANTACEAE Maranta arundinaceae herb Food, Med I arrowroot   yukia  
CUCURBITACEAE Melothria pendula vine Med, Forg N watermelon rat melon de raton    
LAMIACEAE Mentha piperita herb Spc, Bev I mint      
UNKNOWNS 3 Mentha spicata herb Spc   spearmint yerba buena    
LAMIACEAE Methax piperita shrub Spc, Bev I peppermint      
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Mimosa hondurana liana, vine Pois N iguana leaf, tear coat, haulback, sensitive weed linda hermosa    
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Mimosa pudica subshrub Med, Orn N sensitive plant, twelve o'clock plant, midnight pl dormilona, dormidillo, dormillon, puta vieja guara-k'ish, métz, shm?ts, xmuts  
UNKNOWNS 44 Morinda citrifolia? tree     noni      
TILIACEAE Mortoniodendron (guatemalense?) tree   U        
MUSACEAE Musa 1 tree Food, Prd I pelepita plantain      
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 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  
ASTERACEAE Neurolaena lobata herb, shrub Med, Prd N jackass bitters trespuntas, mano de lagarto kayabim, an-mank, k'an-mank  
SOLANACEAE Nicotiana tabacum herb Med, Prd, Fumt, Pois I tobacco      
BOMBACACEAE Ochroma pyramidale tree Fibr N balsa lanilla polak, puh  
LAMIACEAE Ocimum campechianum herb Food, Med, Ritl, Bev, Spc I basil, wild basil albahaca, albahaca silvestre, aguacatillo b'enk, cal-cal-tun, ish-bnk, ratz-um-can n, t'eb  
ARALIACEAE Oreopanax obtusifolius tree, often epiphytic   N matapalo   chunup  
GRAMINEAE Oryza sativa grass, cultivated Food, Bev I rice arroz    
ORCHIDACEAE Other orchid spp. herb, epiphyte   N ground orchid, wax orchid, cinnamon orchid      
BOMBACACEAE Pachira aquatica tree Med, Food, Cnst, Dye N provision bark, provision tree santo domingo, sapote bobo, zapote bobo, zapoton uacut  
PASSIFLORACEAE Passiflora mayarum vine Food, Bev N wild passion fruit granadillo    
PASSIFLORACEAE Passiflora xiikzodz vine Med N bat wing, bat vine hoja de murcielago    
PHYTOLACCACEAE Petiveria alliaceae herb Med, Ritl N skunkweed, guinea-hen plant, skunk root zorillo    
UNKNOWNS 42 Phaseolus lunatus? vine Forg   lima beans      
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Phaseolus vulgaris vine Food N beans, frijoles      
ARACEAE Philodendron herb   N        
SOLANACEAE Physalis sp. herb food   tomatillo, husk tomato, jamberry, ground cherry Tomate de cascara, tomate de fresadilla, tomate mi    
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 auritum subshrub Spc, Med, Prd, Food, Oil N bullhoof, cowfoot obel, santa maria xmacolan, shma-culan, tzulubtok, xobel  
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  
NYCTAGINACEAE Pisonia proctorii liana, endemic Med E tiger nail uña de gato    
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Pithecellobium arboreum tree Orn, Cnst N barba jolote      
PINOPHYTA: PODOCARPACEAE Podocarpus guatemalensis tree Cnst N cypress, mountain cypress cypress de montana    
PORTULACACEAE Portulaca oleracea herb, fleshy Food, Med, Forg U purslane berdolaga, verdo laga    
PORTULACACEAE Portulaca pilosa herb, fleshy Orn, Pois, Prd N   mañanitas tsayoch  
SAPOTACEAE Pouteria campechiana tree Food, Prd, Med, Forg, Ltx N mammee cirila sapotillo rojo canistel, canizté, zac-xa-nal  
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  
VERBENACEAE Priva lappulacea herb Med N cancer herb pega-pega, hierba del cancer, masote, mosote, pega tor‚-pim  
UNKNOWNS 30 Protea nitida? tree Prd   wagon tree palo de carreta, limoncillo xok-mal  
BURSERACEAE Protium copal tree Resn, Ritl, Med, Pois, Orn, Prd N copal   copal che, pom, pomte  
MORACEAE Pseudolmedia sp. tree Food, Forg , Med, Bev, Cnst N cherry   manax  
MYRTACEAE Psidium guajava shrub, tree Food, Med, Prd, Fuel, Tan, Bev N guava guajava, guayaba coloc, heliche, pata, pat, pa-taíh, piche, pichi,  
UNKNOWNS 25 Psilocybe spp.? fungus Food, Med   mushroom-various      
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Pterocarpus rohriii tree   N bloodtree, mountain kaway, dog's blood palo de sangre, sangre de chuco    
PUNIACEAE Punica granatum tree Food, Dye I granada, pomegranate granadillo    
EUPHORBIACEAE Pyllanthus liebmannianus herb, subshrub Med N baby's tears yerba de ojo chin-chin-pol  
BOMBACACEAE Quararibea funebris tree Ritl, Spc N   batidor    
FAGACEAE Quercus oleoides tree Cnst, Prd, Med, Resn N cedar, red cedar, spanish cedar cedro, cedro rojo, cidra    
COMMELINACEAE Rhoeo spathaceae/discolor herb Orn U boat lily, moses in the cradle maguey morado    
SAXIFRAGACEAE Ribes hirtellum tree Food, Forg, Bev I gooseberry      
EUPHORBIACEAE Ricinus communis herb, shrub Med, Prd, Orn, Fuel, Pois I castor bean, castor plant higuerilla xkoch  
PHYTOLACCACEAE Rivina humilis herb Med N   coqueta, coralillo, herba mora, tomatillo cusuc·n  
ANNONACEAE Rollinia mucosa shrub, tree   n biriba      
ROSACEAE Rosa spp. shrub Orn I rose rosa    
ARECACEAE Roystonea regia palm Orn, Cnst, Forg N royal palm palma real    
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    
SAPINDACEAE Sapindus saponaria tree Cnst, Med, Prd, Pois, Oil, Ritl N soap seed, soap berry, soap tree, mountain cherry jaboncillo guiril, jabon che, zubul  
POACEAE/GRAMINAE Sasa palmata bamboo   U small bamboo      
AMARYLLIDACEAE Scadoxus multiflorus herb Orn I fireball lily      
ANACARDIACEAE Sebastiana tuerckheimiana tree   N poisonwood, white poisonwood chechem blanco, reventadillo    
CUCURBITACEAE Sechium edule vine Food, Med, spc, Prd, Pois U chocho chayote chu-um, huisquil  
POLYGALACEAE Securidaca sylvestris liana Orn, Pois, Med U man vine behuco de hombre, behuco verde, ginuello c'halam-pim  
MALVACEAE Sida glabra herb, subshrub Ritl, Med N   malva chichibe  
SIMAROUBACEAE Simarouba glauca tree Med, Cnst N dysentry bark aceituno, negrito pa sac, xpazakil  
SOLANACEAE Solanum erianthum small tree Prd, Med, Pois U white stick palo blanco, allay muy, male pito sico    
SOLANACEAE Solanum torvum shrub Food, Med N nightshade susumba, hoja del plato pach'l, p'al  
SOLANACEAE Solanum tuberosum cultivated plant Food I potato, white potato, Irish potato      
BIGNONIACEAE Spathodea campanulata shrub Orn I african tulip tree, fire tree, flame of the forest      
ANACARDIACEAE Spondias ? tree Bev, Food *   jobo-tuspana    
ANACARDIACEAE Spondias cytherea tree Food, Med I golden plum      
ANACARDIACEAE Spondias purpurea shrub or tree Food, Orn, Bev, Cnst, Med, Prd N summer plum, plum, may plum jocote ab-Èl, 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  
VERBENACEAE Stachytarpheta cayennensis herb Med, Bev N blue vervain, vervain, wild verbena verbena cot-a-cam, camacolal, xtyay-ach-bak-shel  
APOCYNACEAE Stemmadenia donnell-smithii shrub, tree Med, Prd, Pois N horse tone, horse's balls cojotón, cojón de caballo, Huevo de caballo, chakl    
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 chacaltÈ, punab, sutz'uch  
MYRTACEAE Syzygium cumini tree Food, Orn I blackberry      
BIGNONIACEAE Tabebuia guayacan tree Cnst, Forg, Prd N yellow mayflower amapa, san juan, cortéz hahauche  
BIGNONIACEAE Tabebuia rosea tree Cnst, Med N mayflower, may bush maculiz hokab, shna'-corts  
VERBENACEAE Tectona grandis tree Cnst I teak      
COMBRETACEAE Terminalia amazonia tree with large butresses Cnst, Prd N nargosta, pine ridge bully tree guayabo canxun  
COMBRETACEAE Terminalia catappa tree Food, Med, Cnst, Prd, Oil, Pois, Tan I almond, almond tree almendra    
DILLENIACEAE Tetracera volubilis orn     sarah coat lava platos, lebica, lengua de danto sa-hab  
STERCULIACEAE Theobroma cacao tree, cultivated Food, Bev, Spc, Oil, Prd n cacao, chocolate tree      
APOCYNACEAE Thevetia peruviana shrub or tree, flowers bright yellow Ritl, Med, Orn, Pois N good luck tree palo de suerte    
SAPINDACEAE Thouinia paucidentata tree Med, Cnst, Forg N     dzol  
COMMELINACEAE Tradescantia spathaceae herb Med, Orn, Pois, Prd, Dye N Moses in the boat maguey sylvestre chatsum  
COMMELINACEAE Tradescantia zebrina herb Orn N club moss, moses in the cradle      
ULMACEAE Trema micrantha shrub Cnst, Food, Forg, Fibr, Fuel N bastard bay cedar, white capulin, wild bay cedar mahua blanca capuleen, capulin, chapulin  
MELIACEAE Trichilia havanensis tree, shrub Med, Pois, Prd, Cnst, Oil, Ritl N spoon tree, bastard lime limoncillo, palo de cuchara cot  
TILIACEAE Trichospermum grewiifolium tree Cnst, Fibr, Prd N balsa wood, narrowleaf moho, moho lagroso, macapal capulin, chai, cha-hib, mahaua, makapal  
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  
TURNERACEAE Turnera ulmifolia subshrub, shrub Med, Orn I jamaican flower, wild damiana ciril, clandioso, clavo de cristo, clavo de ora    
ARECACEAE Unknown palm   U        
UNKNOWNS 10 UNKNOWNS 10 flower Orn     chula    
UNKNOWNS 11 UNKNOWNS 11 herb Orn   zenia      
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 17 UNKNOWNS 17 tree Cnst   purple heart      
UNKNOWNS 18 UNKNOWNS 18           tempishte  
UNKNOWNS 19 UNKNOWNS 19 tree Cnst, firewood     naranjillo    
UNKNOWNS 20 UNKNOWNS 20 shrub Food       sinkinche  
UNKNOWNS 22 UNKNOWNS 22 vine Food   flying potato      
UNKNOWNS 23 UNKNOWNS 23 vine Orn     velo de novia    
UNKNOWNS 27 UNKNOWNS 27 vine Food, Med   wild coco yam      
UNKNOWNS 28 UNKNOWNS 28 tree Med, Cnst   black wormwood jabin negro    
UNKNOWNS 29 UNKNOWNS 29 tree Cnst   nail tree palo de clavo    
UNKNOWNS 31 UNKNOWNS 31 vine Cnst   square vine bejuco quadrado    
UNKNOWNS 32 UNKNOWNS 32 shrub Orn, Med   coral grass      
UNKNOWNS 33 UNKNOWNS 33 tree       pata de mino    
UNKNOWNS 34 UNKNOWNS 34 grass Forg   taiwan grass      
UNKNOWNS 35 UNKNOWNS 35 grass Forg   lucina      
UNKNOWNS 36 UNKNOWNS 36 shrub Food   yampa      
UNKNOWNS 38 UNKNOWNS 38 vine Forg   deer plant      
UNKNOWNS 39 UNKNOWNS 39 shrub Food     guamuch    
UNKNOWNS 4 UNKNOWNS 4 shrub Med   skunk root      
UNKNOWNS 41 UNKNOWNS 41 shrub Food   golden cassava      
UNKNOWNS 46 UNKNOWNS 46 tree     lice tree      
UNKNOWNS 5 UNKNOWNS 5 tree     beech bark      
UNKNOWNS 6 UNKNOWNS 6 vine Med     behuco de sangre    
UNKNOWNS 7 UNKNOWNS 7 tree Cnst   tapir ribs palo de danto, costilla de danto    
UNKNOWNS 8 UNKNOWNS 8 tree Cnst       pi  
URTICACEAE Urera baccifera shrub Med, Prd N cow-itch ortiga laal  
ORCHIDACEAE Vanilla planifolia herb, epiphyte Spc, Med N vanilla vainilla    
LAURACEAE Various genera and species       laurel aguacatillo, laurel, laurel hembra sununteí  
ARECACEAE Veitchia merrillii palm   I manilla palm      
ASTERACEAE Viguiera dentata herb Med, Food, Forg N     tah  
ASTERACEAE Wedelia acapulcensis herb Med N   orosus    
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    
ZINGIBERACEAE Zingiber officinale   Food I ginger, cooking ginger jengibre    
ZINGIBERACEAE ZINGIBERACEAE 1 herb Orn U pink ginger      
ZINGIBERACEAE ZINGIBERACEAE 2 herb Orn U red ginger      
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  
NEW PLANT 01 NEW PLANT 01 shrub     pigeon bean      
NEW PLANT 02 NEW PLANT 02 tree     sweet nance      
NEW PLANT 03 NEW PLANT 03 shrub     agave      
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 10 NEW PLANT 10 shrub forage   rabbit paw      
NEW PLANT 11 NEW PLANT 11 vine     Abba bean      
NEW PLANT 12 NEW PLANT 12 tree       Boemia    
NEW PLANT 13 NEW PLANT 13 tree     horse's eye      
NEW PLANT 14 NEW PLANT 14 tree     sweet craboo      
NEW PLANT 15 NEW PLANT 15 tree food     none    
NEW PLANT 16 NEW PLANT 16 vine     African yam, vine yam      
NEW PLANT 17 NEW PLANT 17 vine food   green beans      
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 22 NEW PLANT 22 tree     pegaropa tree      
NEW PLANT 23 NEW PLANT 23 vine       behuco de pimienta    
NEW PLANT 24 NEW PLANT 24 tree       siquia, ciquiya    
NEW PLANT 25 NEW PLANT 25 tree     bastard rosewood      
NEW PLANT 26 NEW PLANT 26 tree         boho  
NEW PLANT 27 NEW PLANT 27 tree         chalche  
NEW PLANT 28 NEW PLANT 28 shrub       Chuchita (large)    
NEW PLANT 29 NEW PLANT 29 shrub       Chuchita (small)    
NEW PLANT 31 NEW PLANT 31 vine       espuma    
NEW PLANT 32 NEW PLANT 32 grass orn   screw pine      
NEW PLANT 33 NEW PLANT 33 shrub     umbrella plant, papyrus      
NEW PLANT 34 NEW PLANT 34 vine     wild lima bean      
NEW PLANT 35 NEW PLANT 35 vine food   black bean   xpelon, ixpelon  
NEW PLANT 36 Moringa oleifera tree food, med     moringa    
NEW PLANT 37 NEW PLANT 37       blackberry, blueberry?      
NEW PLANT 38 NEW PLANT 38 shrub       lantana, cinco negritos    
NEW PLANT 39 NEW PLANT 39 vine       lebiza    
NEW PLANT 41 NEW PLANT 41 shrub       maravilla del monte    
NEW PLANT 42 NEW PLANT 42 tree       palo de marimba iximche'  
NEW PLANT 43 NEW PLANT 43 tree       capuca    
NEW PLANT 44 NEW PLANT 44              
NEW PLANT 45 NEW PLANT 45 shrub     Lady of the night hoja de la sucia ixtabai plant  
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  
NEW PLANT 54 NEW PLANT 54 vine med     yedra    
NEW PLANT 55 NEW PLANT 55 tree     red ramon      
NEW PLANT 56 NEW PLANT 56 tree cnst   pepper for chichalaca   ik-bach, ic-bash  
NEW PLANT 57 NEW PLANT 57 shrub       hoja de piojio (sp?)    
NEW PLANT 58 NEW PLANT 58 vine         kebish  
NEW PLANT 59 NEW PLANT 59 tree     red cotton tree      
NEW PLANT 60 NEW PLANT 60 shrub       hoja de viento    
NEW PLANT 61 NEW PLANT 61 tree         tsipche'  
NEW PLANT 64 NEW PLANT 64 vine     trap vine      
NEW PLANT 65 NEW PLANT 65 tree     red cottonwood mohawa colorada    
NEW PLANT 66 NEW PLANT 66 vine     hairy vine behuco peludo    
NEW PLANT 67 NEW PLANT 67 shrub     wild papyrus      
NEW PLANT 68 NEW PLANT 68 fern     fern salsa parilla    
NEW PLANT 69 NEW PLANT 69 vine       pene de la sucia    
NEW PLANT 70 NEW PLANT 70 tree       palo de chombo    
NEW PLANT 71 NEW PLANT 71 tree         chunuk  
NEW PLANT 72 NEW PLANT 72 tree       bledo blanco    
NEW PLANT 73 NEW PLANT73 tree         wamuch  
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Myroxylon balsamum tree Med, Prd, Fuel, Spc, Pois, Oil, Bev, Ritl N balsam, balsam seed balsamo na-ba billy weed
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Acacia cornigera shrub, tree Med, Food N bullhorn acacia, ant thorn pico de gurrion, cuerno de vaca liscanal, zubin, huascanal black cockspur
ANACARDIACEAE Metopium brownei shrub or tree with irritating sap Prd, Pois, Cnst, Med, Forg N black poison wood, Honduras walnut chechem negro chechem, che-chen black ponwood
COMBRETACEAE Bucida buceras tree Prd, Tan, Med, Cnst N bullet tree cacho de toro pucte, puk-te bully tree
LAURACEAE Persea americana tree Med, Food, Prd, Pois, Dye, Bev, Oil N avocado aguacate, aguacote on butter-pear, pear
COMBRETACEAE Conocarpus erecta tree Prd, Cnst, Tan, Med N buttonwood botoncillo kanche button-bush
BIGNONIACEAE Parmetiera aculeata tree Food, Orn, Spc, Forg, Med N cow okra, wild okra cuajilote kat, k'at cat
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, ramón macho ininche clawberry
ARECACEAE Attalea cohune palm Med, Food, Oil, Fuel, Bev, Cnst, Prd N cohune corozo tutz, manaca cocando boy, chunciey
ARECACEAE Desmoncus orthacanthos palm, spiny, climbing Food, Pois, Fibr N basket tie-tie, basket to tie, basket whist, baske ballal bayal, bayl cocoboy, coconoboy
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
ARECACEAE Alocasia macrorhiza shrub Orn, Med U elephant ear     creole gal
COMBRETACEAE Combretum fruticosum vine Med, Prd N monkey brush, yello brush chupa miel, sepillo amarillo   curassow comb, tietie
SAPOTACEAE Chrysophyllum mexicanum shrub, tree Med, Food, Ltx, Cnst, Forg N wild star apple caimito zikay·, chiceh damsel
APOCYNACEAE Tabernaemontana alba shrub, tree Med, Prd, Gum N   cojeton, cojon de perro, cojoton, huevo de chucho chakilikin, ton-cha, ton-chi, ton-samin, ton-sami dog balls
APOCYNACEAE Thevetia ahouai shrub, tree Med, Prd, Food I dog's tongue cojÛn de mico, cojÛn de perro, cocheton, juevo de chi-chi-yak, akits, tsu-pei, tsu-pui, tze-pua, tze dog balls, grandfathers balls
RUTACEAE RUTACEAE 1 tree Food, Bev U earlyss orange (earlin)     earlyss orange (earlin)
POACEAE/GRAMINAE Cymbopogon citratus grass Med, Bev ^ lemon grass zacate de limon   fever grass
APOCYNACEAE Plumeria rubra tree Orn N mayflower, spanish jasmine flor de mayo, zopilote   frangi pangi
ARECACEAE Crysophila stauracantha palm, spiny Cnst, Med, Prd N silver thatch escoba kuun, akuum, mis give-and-take
ASTERACEAE Critonia morifolia herb, subshrub Med, Pois N   palo verde xaac como che, yax-che, ya'x-como-che' green stick
ARECACEAE Acrocomia aculeata palm, spiny Food, Med, Bev, Forg, Prd, Ritl, Oil N spiny royal palm, macaw palm   coyol, cocoyol, istuk, suppa grugru palm
ARECACEAE Acoeloraphe wrightii palm Food, Med, Cnst, Prd N palmetto, Honduras pimienta palma, prementa, primenta casiste,chi-it, papta, taciste hairy tom
RUBIACEAE Psychotria pubescens shrub Med, Forg U life everlasting, everlasting leaf hierba, anal hembra, siempre viva anal-xiv, ix-anal hog bush, wild skanan
RUTACEAE RUTACEAE 2 tree Bev, Med U jamaican lime     jamaican lime
LAMIACEAE Hyptis suaveolens herb, subshrub Food, Pois, Med, Bev N oregano orégano   jamaican spikenard
FABACEAE: Mimosoideae Acacia glomerosa tree Cnst, Med, Tan, Prd N bastard prickly yellow, white tamarind espino de san pedro, palo de zorro pal'liro, salam jim crow
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Erythrina folkersii tree Med, Prd, Food, Prn, Pois N coral tree, tiger tree pito   john crow bead
RUBIACEAE Simira salvadorensis tree Prd, Cnst, Fuel N red-wood, high ridge redwood palo colorado, puntero sac te m'ooch john crow redwood
SAPINDACEAE Talisia oliviformis tree Prd, Forg, Food N kinep guaya wayah, uayum kinep
THEOPHRASTACEAE Tagetes erecta shrub Med, Orn N flower of death flor de muerto ixtupú marigold
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia jenningsii shrub, tree   N cow tongue, snake plant lengua de vaca   mother-in-law tongue
AGAVACEAE Sansevieria trifasciata shrub Med, Orn I snake plant, golden Hahnii     mother-in-law tongue
ASTERACEAE Koanophyllon albicaule shrub, tree Med, Prd N black cordoncillo, black piper cordoncillo negro soscha, xolexnuc old woman's walking stick
CARICACEAE Carica papaya tree Med, Food, Prd, Bev, Pois I papaya, wild papaya, manbird papaya   put papaw
AMARANTHACEAE Amaranthus caudatus herb Spc, Med, Food N amaranth, pigweed   kiltosh pison calaloo
AMARANTHACEAE Amaranthus dubius herb Spc, Med, Food N amaranth, pigweed   kiltosh pison calaloo
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Senna uniflora herb Med I pissabed flower baraja xtul?-bay· piss-a-bed
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Caesalpinia pulcherrima shrub, tree Med, Orn, Pois, Forg, Tan, Dye, Food, Gum, Prd N flambeau flower flor de la virgen cansic pride of barbados
CACTACEAE Opuntia cochenillifera shrub Orn N cactus nopal   scogeneel
MELIACEAE Trichilia hirta shrub, tree Cnst, Med, Prd, Pois, Oil N red cedar palo de son, sombra de carneiro   son
CUCURBITACEAE Momordica charantia vine Food, Med, Forg, Orn, Pois I balsam pear sorosí   sorosee
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Desmodium adscendens tree Med I strongback pega ropa, mosote   sticky sticky bur bur
EUPHORBIACEAE Amanoa guianensis shrub, tree Prd I lemonario limonario   swamp icaco
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Tamarindus indica tree Food, Bev, Prd, Med, Fuel, Cnst I tamarind tamarindo   tambran
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
MARANTACEAE Calathea lutea herb Food, Med, Prd N waha leaf hoja del sal, wah· moxan, mu-shan waha leaf
MARANTACEAE Calathea spp. herb Food, Med U waha leaf     waha leaf
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
ARECACEAE Astrocaryum mexicanum palm, spiny Food, Cnst, Prd N cohun palm, supa lancetilla, pacaya, cocoyol tuk-'u, ak-té, ak-t, chapay, g¸iscoyol warree cohun, warri cohyne
FABACEAE: Caesalpinioideae Caesalpinia gaumeri tree Cnst, Med, Prd N axe master, bastard logwood, peccary wood quebra hacha, rudo del monte citinche warree wood, warriewood
FABACEAE: Papilionoideae Diphysa carthaginensis shrub, tree Med, Prd, Cnst N rue, wild ruda, wild rue   susuck, tsutsuc warrie wood
VITACEAE Vitis tiliifolia liana Food, Med, Prd, Bev N water vine, wild grape, wild grape vine bejuco de uva, bejuco de agua ha-ix-ak, su-sË water tie-tie, water-wise
LAURACEAE Nectandra hihua tree Med, Cnst N laurel, sweet wood laurel   wild pear
MALVACEAE Sida acuta shrub, subshrub Med, Ritl, Fibr, Prd, Fumt N broomweed escoba, escobilla, malva chichibe, mes-be'l wire weed
CAESALPINIACEAE Pachrhizus erosus vine Food, Pois N jicama, yama bean jicama, frijolio   yama bean

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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