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Useful Tropical Plants

Begonia bahiensis

A.DC.

Begoniaceae

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General Information

Begonia bahiensis is an elegant, perennial plant[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
].
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - northeast Brazil.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The plant is considered to be a febrifuge[
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Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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