Botanical Inventory

  • Suzanne Cook


The botanical inventory contains 769 entries organized like a dictionary and presented in the alphabetical order of the Lacandon language. It provides a number of fields of data, including descriptions from Lacandon consultants, in their own language, followed by English translations, botanical descriptions of the species, a list of affiliated species according to Lacandon classification system, and a list of the uses for the species and descriptions on their preparation. Each entry includes the names of the species in the other Yucatecan languages, notes, and cross-references to the relevant semantic domains in the ethnographic inventory.


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