Zanthoxylum caribaeum Lam.

Nota de alcance (en)

Tree 3.7 m, scrub vegetation, outskirts of San Andrés.

Uses: puncture skin with spines for aches; boil leaves in water with leaves of other species, bathe for viento or aire. Comerford 13, 30 Jun 1994.

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Stem: Bark is very bitter, used in French Guiana as a febrifuge and aperitive.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

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

Zanthoxylum caribaeum Lam.
Término aceptado: 01-Mar-2017