Itzimte, Clerodendrum lingustrinum, is a native species of shrub from Mesoamerica. It has medicinal and edible properties, for medicinal properties, the leaves are useful for headaches and diuretic issues. Itzimte was also useful for flavoring cacao beverages for the Mayas.

Clerodendrum ligustrinum itsimte Arroyo Petexbatun

Clerodendrum lingustrinum, by Nicholas Hellmuth, Nikon D810, 60 mm, f 11.0, ISO 500.

 

PDF, Articles, Books on Clerodendrum lingustrinum

  • ACHARI, B., CHAUDHURI, C., SAHA, C., DUTTA, P. and S. PAKRASHI
  • 1990
  • A clerodane diterpene and other constituents of Clerodendron inerme. Phytochemistry. Vol. 29, No. 11. Pages 3671-3673.

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    www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/...
  • BELIAEV, Dimitri, DAVLETSHIN, Albert and Alexandre TOKOVININE
  • 2009
  • Sweet Cacao and Sour Atole: Mixed Drinks on Classic Maya Ceramic Vases. in: STALLER, J. E. and M. D. Carrasco, Pre-columbian Foodways: Interdiscipilanary Approaches to Food, Culture, and Markets in Ancient Mesoamerica. Pages 257-272

    Available online:
    www.rsuh.ru/upload/main/knor/binary/Beliaev_et_al_2009.pdf
  • BREEDLOVE, D. E.
  • 1986
  • Flora de Chiapas. Listados Floríst. México. No. 4. 246 pages.
  • COWAN, C. P.
  • 1983
  • Flora de tabasco. Listados Floríst. México. No. 1. 123 pages
  • LUNDELL, Cyrus L.
  • 1937
  • The Vegetation of Petén. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Pub. No. 478.
  • ROYS, Ralph
  • 1931
  • Ethno-botany of the Maya. Tulane University, Middle American Research. 359 pages.
  • RUEDA, Ricardo M.
  • 1993
  • El género Clerodendrum (Verbenaceae) en Mesoamérica. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Vol. 80, No. 4, Pages 870-890.
  • STEVENS, W. D., ULLOA, C., POOL, A. and O. M. MONTIEL
  • 2001
  • Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. Vol. 85, No. 3. Pages 2497-2525.
  • STANDLEY, Paul C., WILLIAMS, Louis, and Dorothy Nash GIBSON
  • 1974
  • Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana: Botany, Vol. 24, Part X, No. 3 and 4. Field Museum of Natural History Pages 1970-1973.

 

Suggested webpages with photos and information on Clerodendrum lingustrinum

www.medicinatradicionalmexicana.unam.mx/monografia.php?l=3&t=Moste&id=7729
Information.

www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-42769
Synonyms.

www.tropicos.org/name/33701118?projectid=3
Information and map location.

http://enciclovida.mx/especies/6063286
Map location.

www.cicy.mx/sitios/flora%20digital/ficha_virtual.php?especie=1425
Information.

www.plantillustrations.org/species.php?id_species=255518
Illustrations.

 

First posted, June, 2018

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