Philodendron rudgeanum Schott

Nota de alcance (en)

Leaf: The French Guiana Wayapi squeeze the leaves for the sap, which is a revulsive (counterirritant) used on swellings. Surinam Wayana and Tirio drink an infusion of crushed leaves to expel stomach worms (probably Ascaris).

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Philodendron rudgeanum Schott
Término aceptado: 27-Sep-2017