Seeds - Specimen details
|Catalogue Number: 45428
|141.00 MYRISTICACEAE Myristica otoba
|Entry Book Number
|SeedsUse: MEDICINES - Skin/Subcutaneous Cellular Tissue Disorders User: Not defined
|MEDICINES - Skin/Subcutaneous Cellular Tissue Disorders
|Bottles, boxes etc
|Date revised 2019
|Label source: 'I am sending you by following mail two small packets of seeds of 'otoba', a large tree which occurs at about 5000 ft altitude. A kind of butter or fat is extracted from the seeds which is highly valued in this country for the treatment ofc, ertain skin diseases of animals also for the treatment of ticks in cattle. It is an article of sale in the local markets fetching from 30 to 50 cents per pound' Extract from letter MT Dawe San Lorenzo (Tolima) Colombia to Director dated 11th Oct 1918x0Dx0AAc, cpeted species (2019): O.novogranatensis Moldenke.
|141.00 MYRISTICACEAE Myristica otoba Humb. & Bonpl.  141.00 MYRISTICACEAE Otoba novogranatensis Moldenke.