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Fig. 12

From: Ethnobotany of Mexican and northern Central American cycads (Zamiaceae)

Fig. 12

Macoque (Pseubombax ellipticum (Kunth.) Dugand) leaf. Leaflets of this species are the preferred wrap for chamal tamales in the Sierra Gorda, Querétaro. Photo was taken in a Sierra Gorda emigré community in the Huasteca lowland region, San Luis Potosí, 2009, where chamal (Dioon edule) also grows and is used for food by mestizos, while eschewed by neighboring Teenek people

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