Spondias purpurea L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Tree 9m, secondary forest, outskirts of San Andrés.

Parts used:  Leaf, fruit/juice from fruit

Uses: boil leaves in water, bat he cuts, wounds, or skin rashes. Comerford 53, 22 Aug 1994.

Used to combat fever


Stem: Shoots are astringent.

Fruit: Ingredient in a laxative marmalade.

Seed: Toxic.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) COMERFORD, Simon C. Economic Botany. vol. 50 . -- p. 327 - 336 1996

2) Barret, Bruce Economic Botany vol. 48, nro. 1 .-- p. 8-20 1994

3) Robertt, A., et al.. Medicinal Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guyana)/Smithsonian NMNH. cited online: 17-08-2017

Spondias purpurea L.
Término aceptado: 17-Feb-2017