Lonchocarpus rufescens Benth.

Nota de alcance (en)

Toxic Plant

Root: Used as a fish poison in the Maroni region of French Guiana.

Root Toxicity: Root contains nicouline, a stupefactant chemical in the range of such alkaloids as opium, atropine, aconitine, nicotine and conicine.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Lonchocarpus rufescens Benth.
Término aceptado: 30-Abr-2018