Acknowledgements

Barra Velha Pataxó community - Pataxó Indígena Reserva.
Collaborating healers Mariazinha da Conceição Oliveira, Orana Braz, Albino Braz Salvador and Ovídio Vieira Pataxó leadership - Cacique José Ferreira, Vice Cacique Adalto Ananias Nascimento, Adjilson Nascimento, Piega Braz, and Pisca Braz.

FUNAI - Fundação Nacional do Índio – Brasil João P. de Vianey Alves, Administrator of the Brazilian National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) in Eunápolis, BA José Eduardo Duqui, Chefe do Posto in Barra Velha.

Fieldwork
Kevin and Cindy Everhart, André Mauricio Vieira de Carvalho, Curator of the Herbarium at the Centro de Pesquisas do Cacau (CEPEC), Itabuna, CEPEC staff: Sergio Cardoso de Sant ‘Ana, André Márcio Amorim, Cristiane Isabel J. Aguiar, José Lima da Paixo, Jomar Gomes Jardim, Ana Maria Soares, Herminio Silva Brito, Edgar Bispo dos Santos, José Ailton Leandro dos Santos, Fabricio do Sacramento Juchum, Fábio Joaquim de Oliviera Cicero Mattos, Dan Érico P. Lobão, Demósthenes de Carvalho, Edmundo Borges and Antônio Bispo dos Santos. Resa and Hudson Taylor, New Tribes Mission.

Financial support
Georges St. Laurent, III, Chairman and CEO of Bahia Technologia, a subsidiary of Vitech America, Inc. Garden Club of America for the Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany administered by the Missouri Botanical Garden.

University of Florida
Drs. J. Thomas Mullins, Howard H. Beck, Hugh H. Popenoe, and George Bowes and Bradley C. Bennett, Florida International University. Professors Walter Judd, University of Florida, and Will McClatchey, University of Hawaii. Nan Lin and Joe Best, Information Technologies.

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