Anaxagorea acuminata (DUN.) ST. HIL.(eng)

Nota de alcance

Guiana, Venezuela and Trinidad. In Venezuela in the coastal Cordillera and on the hills of Guiana. In the Guianas it is found in the rainforest, particularly along creeks.

Medical use

In several species of Anaxagorea, the bark of the trees was used as a kind of curare.
Leaves and bark are used as a contraceptive.

Nota bibliográfica

South American medicinal plants : botany, remedial properties, and general use / I. Roth, H. Lindorf. Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2002. -- p. 492.

Anaxagorea acuminata (DUN.) ST. HIL.(eng)
Término aceptado: 19-Oct-2016