guie' bi'chi

Description

Common Names:
Zapotec
guie' bi'chi
Spanish
ensangrerado, palo de sangre, sangre de toro, sangre del dragón
Description:
Abundant tree that reaches a height of 8 meters, with white or cream-colored flowers that resemble a curl of hair. The tree flowers during the raining season, and the flowers are quite fragrant. The wood is very hard wearing, and is used to make pitchforks and posts. The tree is known by various names in Spanish, including "palo de sangre" (blood pole), "ensangrerado", "sangre de toro" (bull's blood) and "sangre del dragón" (dragon's blood), all of which refer to the red substance that oozes out of it.
Habitat:
Selva baja caducifolia. Pastoreo de ganado.
Associated Flora:
guie' bi'chi, guie' chaachi, yaga ziña, tau cuuni, luba' begu, guiichi gu, pimienta, yaga la guitu xiña, sabi guini, luba' beella quii, guie' gade, guiichi ndani, guixi donda, copal, bidxi mula', bidxi toope, guiichi belle, ma lu'lu, guiichi bidu', guenda bidxu, ma lu'lu, dxima, guiichi xahui, chumaga, guiichi yaa, papaya dani, yaga la guitu, copal, tau cuuni, guie' chaachi, bacuella gui'xhi, batuucha, luba' bacuxu', guiichi bidu', guenda bidxu, ma lu'lu, dxima, guiichi xahui, chumaga, guiichi yaa, papaya dani, yaga la guitu, copal, tau cuuni, guie' chaachi, bacuella gui'xhi, batuucha, luba' bacuxu'