When time and funding permit, each flower (each plant species) will have its own page, and its own PDF, and eventually its own PPT so that professors and students have plenty of material on Guatemala (and Honduras, etc) to study.

Heliconia adflexa, Coban, Guatemala, Hotel Monja Blanca, FLAAR, by Nicholas Hellmuth

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Bibliography on Castilla elastica, hule

PDF, Articles, Books on Castilla elastica

  • NATIONS, James
  • 2010
  • The maya tropical forest: people, parks and ancient cities. University of Texas Press. 368 pages.

 

Suggested webpages with photos and information on Castilla elastica

https://tecnoagro.com.mx/revista/2013/no-86/arbol-de-hule-productor-de-latex/
Information.

www.especiesrestauracion-uicn.org/data_especie.php?sp_name=Castilla%20elastica
Information.

http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Castilla+elastica
Information.

https://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/11498
Information and photos.

www.cicy.mx/sitios/flora%20digital/ficha_virtual.php?especie=1836
Information.

http://eol.org/pages/594869/overview
Photos and map location.

http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl1.1/record/kew-2704813
Synonyms.

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/06/100628-science-ancient-maya-aztec-rubber-balls-beheaded/
Information about the maya rubber balls.

https://www.penn.museum/documents/education/mesoEducatorCOMBO.pdf
Information about the maya ball game with rubber balls.

 

First posted, July 2018
Bibliography prepared by Marcella Sarti, FLAAR Mesoamerica

 

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