Gardens of Modern-day Maya-Chortí

To identify plant species used in present day gardens, House visited two modern-day Maya-Chortí communities, Corazalon and Boca de Monte. One garden was examined at Corazalon, and four were at Boca de Monte. The plant species’ scientific name, common name, and usage were recorded.

Species recorded in the gardens are separated by usage below. Some will be found under multiple uses.