Cochlospermaceae

Nota de alcance (en)

At least 6 useful species of Cochlospermum are known. Some species are ornamentals. Seeds are the source of a red dye, the tubers a source of a yellow dye. The gum is used as a substitute for Tragacanth. Fibers of the bark serve for ropes. Subterranean parts are tonic. Plants used as an emmenagogue.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Cochlospermaceae
Término aceptado: 22-Dic-2016