palo blanco

Description

Common Names:
Zapotec
palo blanco
Spanish
palo blanco
Description:
This name is used to refer to at least three different species. One of them is a scarce shrub with white flowers that belongs to the Urticaceae family and reaches a height of 2 meters. Another two species belong to the Euphorbiaceae family, and are abundant trees that reach a height of 2 meters. The flowers are white or white with yellow, and the fruit may be green. The three species are found exclusively in the hills El Merodio and El Eustaquio.
Habitat:
Selva baja caducifolia. Pastoreo de ganado. Selva baja caducifolia. Carretera.
Associated Flora:
papaya gui'xhi, yaazi, yaga la guitu, aguardiente, du'ga dani, tau cuuni, bidxi toope, guenda bidxu, guiichi ndani, guie' bi'chi, guiichi dxita, guie' se', bacua, chumaga, yaga la guitu, chilui', mata buey, biitu xiga, xuba' rooba, cortes, dxima, la'sa yu, chumaga, tau cuuni, guiichi buu, guiichi bateede, copal, ma lu'lu, tau cuuni, guiichi yaa, guiichi bixa', yana', biibi, chumaga, guiichi gueda, guiichi ndani, xuba' be'za, xtuuza niñu, pe'pe duubi