Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0029133
Occurrence ID (GUID): 915c7cc9-32c2-4386-98a9-4a9fa6440690
Secondary Catalog #: 267745
Taxon: Porophyllum porophyllum (L.) Kuntze
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Richard S. Felger   89-84   
Date: 1989-03-12
Additional Collectors: Timothy B. Cruz, Felipe Molina, William Steen
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, Mpio. de Guaymas. Ca. 1 km west of Kompuertam (Compuertas), ca. 6 km southeast of Vicam Pueblo. Río Yaqui Valley.
27.59676  -110.267066 +-6000m.
Elevation: 15 meters (49ft)
Habitat: Lava rock hill above Rio Yaqui valley, with desert/thornscrub vegetation.
Associated Species: Bursera spp., few Carnegiea gigantea, Forchhammeria watsonii, Lysiloma divaricata, Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum, Prosopis cf. velutina, Stegnospemmum halimifolium, Stenocereus thurberi
Description: Common, semi-shrubby, sparsely-branched to globose bushes, woody at base, 1-1.4 m tall. Yaqui name: maso kuta. For fever, boil the stems and leaves and drink the tea. Cover with a blanket and sweat out so get rid of fever.
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Richard S. Felger 89-841989-03-12
Catalog Number: ASU0029133
GUID: 915c7cc9-32c2-4386-98a9-4a9fa6440690
Latest Identification: Porophyllum porophyllum (L.) Kuntze

University of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ)
R. S. Felger; Timothy B. Cruz, Felipe Molina, William Steen 89-841989-03-12
Catalog Number: 392697
GUID: urn:uuid:e91273ce-9d14-4256-9da9-f85bafc80c40
Latest Identification: Porophyllum pausodynum Robinson & Greenm.
Identified by: R. S. Felger1989-03-12

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