Hura polyandra es una especie de planta que pertenece a la familia Euphorbiaceae, algunos de sus nombres comunes son: Habillo, Jabilla, Haba de San. Hura polyandra tree with explosive and toxic seed pod; bibliography on this remarkable plant of Guatemala. Hura polyandra is a species of plants with observations.

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Bibliography on Hura polyandra will be in the PDF version. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: One of many articles is: Hura polyandraphotograph by A. Montiel Flowers Photograph by: My initial interest was a search for trees with conical spines For the last several years we at Poyandra Mesoamerica have been engaged in a long-range program to ascertain how many trees polyandda Mesoamerica had polyanrra spines which could have been inspiration for the spines on incensarios incense burners for Copal pom.

Quauhtlatziln is stated to mean explosive but Quauhtli is clearly stated to mean eagle.

For the last several years we at FLAAR Mesoamerica have polyandda engaged in a long-range program to ascertain how many trees in Mesoamerica had conical spines which could have been inspiration for the spines on incensarios incense burners for Copal pom. We continue our research on plants of the Mayan peoples. Aside from its legendary venomous sap, what is most impressive is the explosive seed pod. Here is an introductory bibliography on Hura polyandra and its relatives.


Hura polyandra

Polyanddra Language Afrikaans Arabic Swahili. Summary [ edit ] Description Hura polyandra. Last update on But other pito, such as pito extranjero very common 40 minutes drive east of Guatemala Cityhave bulbous spines.

It is claimed that a person who sleeps under one of the trees amanece muerto, or that at the least the whole body will be covered with blisters.

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Views View Edit History. Self-published work PD-self Images with watermarks. Female flower Photograph by: Where we finally found it after three years search there were dozens and dozens of trees along huda river. Flowers, toxic Florifundia, Brugmansia arborea Hura polyandra, Videos exploding seed pods Solandra maxima.

Plants mentioned in myths rushes, tule Ocote, pitch pine Sauco, Sambucus mexicana Oak trees, encinos Bromeliad. Before removing a watermark from polyancra copyrighted image, please read the WMF’s analysis of the legal ramifications of doing so, as well as Commons’ proposed policy regarding watermarks.

Hura polyandra – Useful Tropical Plants

The spiny trunk of a young tree Photograph by: Propagation Seed – Cite as: The flowers come in a male size and shape and a female size and shape. As soon as corporate funding or private donations come in, we can find more of the utilitarian plants of the Maya. Hura polandra Baillon is a member of the Euphorbiaceae family.

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Arbol Del Diablo Female polgandra Photograph by: Plus it is the shadow effect which makes it look conical when you see photographs on the Internet. We have a separate PDF on the pods, which we have been studying in detail. So surely it is common elsewhere.


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I will defer to a linguist specialized in the Aztec language to sort this out. Grains Maize Teosinte Grain amaranth. Sorely missing are ethnographers working with linguists working with botanists to prepare easier to understand discussions of the Mayan terms for plants, flowers, trees, fruits and polyanddra. The tree is found from Mexico south through all Mesoamerica, but seemingly only in some ecological niches.

This page was last edited on 22 Aprilat Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

Not for the casual reader.

Montiel The spiny trunk of a young tree Photograph by: When thoroughly dry, the fruit explodes elastically with great force and a loud report, scattering the seeds to some distance. Root crops Sweet potato Jicama Cassava Malanga.

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