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Lancepod or balch tree (Lonchocarpus violaceous)

Spanish translation: árbol balché ó balche

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09:24 Jul 11, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: Lancepod or balch tree (Lonchocarpus violaceous)
I will appreciate any information on a common name or names for this tree. I'm bothering after exhausting all my sources.

Thanks in advance.
palomo
United States
Local time: 04:51
Spanish translation:árbol balché ó balche
Explanation:
See:

"..una bebida fermentada a base de miel y corteza de árbol balché (Lonchocarpus violaceus) que consideraban sagrada..."

From: http://idd0073h.eresmas.net/maya4u.htm

ALSO: "...balche (n.) bal·che

(among the Yucatec Maya) a drink made from the bark of a leguminous tree, Lonchocarpus violaceus, which is soaked in honey and water and fermented."

From: http://www.allwords.com/glossaryPage.php?CAT=VIN&letter=B%


I've also found it as "florida Lilac" in:
http://www.plantcreations.com/plantlist.htm

If you want to see the picture go to:
http://www.rarefloweringtrees.com/plants/photos/lonchocarpus...

(calculo que después de un tecito de esto... nada de trabajo!)

Hope it helps!

Saludos #:)
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Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 06:51
Grading comment
Gracias por la rapidez así como la prolija información de probadas fuentes.

Gracias de nuevo.
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árbol balché ó balche


Explanation:
See:

"..una bebida fermentada a base de miel y corteza de árbol balché (Lonchocarpus violaceus) que consideraban sagrada..."

From: http://idd0073h.eresmas.net/maya4u.htm

ALSO: "...balche (n.) bal·che

(among the Yucatec Maya) a drink made from the bark of a leguminous tree, Lonchocarpus violaceus, which is soaked in honey and water and fermented."

From: http://www.allwords.com/glossaryPage.php?CAT=VIN&letter=B%


I've also found it as "florida Lilac" in:
http://www.plantcreations.com/plantlist.htm

If you want to see the picture go to:
http://www.rarefloweringtrees.com/plants/photos/lonchocarpus...

(calculo que después de un tecito de esto... nada de trabajo!)

Hope it helps!

Saludos #:)


Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 06:51
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 373
Grading comment
Gracias por la rapidez así como la prolija información de probadas fuentes.

Gracias de nuevo.
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