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(Flagellaria family)


Three species in one genus found in tropical Africa, Asia and the Pacific region are high-climbing lianes.

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Flagellaria guineensis Schum.
Climbing Bamboo, Kanotgras

A poultice of mashed berries is irritant to the skin (Watt & Breyer-Brandwijk 1962).


  • Watt JM, Breyer-Brandwijk MG (1962) The Medicinal and Poisonous Plants of Southern and Eastern Africa. Being an account of their medicinal and other uses, chemical composition, pharmacological effects and toxicology in man and animal, 2nd edn. Edinburgh: E & S Livingstone [WorldCat] [url]

Richard J. Schmidt [Valid HTML 4.01!]

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