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Useful Tropical Plants

Tabernaemontana angulata

Mart. ex Müll.Arg.

Apocynaceae

+ Synonyms

Anacampta angulata (Mart. ex Müll.Arg.) Miers

Bonafousia angulata (Mart. ex Müll.Arg.) Boiteau & L.Allorge

Bonafousia silvae L.Allorge

Common Name:

Tabernaemontana angulata

General Information

Tabernaemontana angulata is a shrub or a tree.
The bark is used locally as an hallucinogenic.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - north and northeast Brazil.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The bark is macerated for the latex it contains, this is employed as an hallucinogen[
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Title
Medicinal Plants of the Guianas
Publication
 
Author
DeFilipps, R. A.; Maina, S. L.; & Crepin, J.
Website
http://botany.si.edu/bdg/medicinal/index.html
Publisher
Smithsonian Museum
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A down-loadable PDF document of a book in pre-publication awaiting illustration. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -

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