Plants of the Petén Itza’ Maya

Plantas de los maya itza’ del Petén
Volume 38
Scott Atran, Ximena Lois and Edilberto Ucan Ek'



The Itza’ Maya of the Petén in Guatemala preside over a unique rainforest biosphere in danger of disappearing. Equally at risk is their own botanical knowledge, from taxonomy to medicinal uses. This volume contains a history of the Petén Itza’ Maya; explanation of Itza’ taxonomy; tables and keys to plant usage; common names in English, Spanish, and several indigenous languages; and much more.

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  • 8.5 x 11.
  • 248pp.
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  • Paper with CD
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  • 978-0-915703-55-5

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