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 Manzanillo, Alseis yucatanensis Standl.

PDF, Articles, Books on Manzanillo, Alseis yucatanensis Standl.

Photo by Dr Nicholas Hellmuth with a Nikon D5, lens Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR, f/13, 1/320, ISO 3200

  • LÓPEZ, Diana, CASTILLO, Ofelia, ZAVALA, Joel and Humberto HERNÁNDEZ
  • 2014
  • Estructura y composición florística de la vegetación secundaria en tres regiones de la Sierra norte de Chiapas, México. Polibotánica. No. 37. Pages 1-23.

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  • NESHEIM, Ingrid, HALVORSEN, Rune and Inger NORDAL
  • 2010
  • Plant composition in the mayan biosphere reserve: natural and anthropogenic influences. Plant Ecol. No. 208. Pages 93-122.
  • OCHOA, Susana, HERNÁNDEZ, Francisco, DE JONG, Bernardus and Francisco GURRI
  • 2007
  • Pérdida de diversidad florística ante un gradiente de intensificación del sistema agrícola de roza-tumba-quema: un estudio de caso en la Selva Lacandona, Chiapas, México. Boletín de la Sociedad Botáica de México. No. 81. Pages 65-80.
  • ROSS, Nanci and Thiago RANGEL
  • 2011
  • Ancient maya agroforestry echoing through spatial relationships in the extant forest of NW Belize. Biotropica. Vol. 43, No. 2. Pages 141-148.
  • VALDEZ, Mirna, GIL, Rossana, LÓPEZ, Jorge, TORRESCANO, Nuria, CABANILLAS, Nancy and Gerald ISLEBE
  • 2019
  • Succession and the relationship between vegetation and soil in the Marl Quarries of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Forests. Vol. 2, No. 116. 13 pages.

Photo by Dr Nicholas Hellmuth with a Nikon D5, lens Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR, f/13, 1/320, ISO 3200


Suggested web pages with photos and information on Manzanillo, Alseis yucatanensis Standl.




Map location and photos.


Information and photos.


First posted, July 2019
Bibliography prepared by Marcella Sarti, FLAAR Mesoamerica


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