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Useful Tropical Plants

Aristolochia triangularis

Cham.

Aristolochiaceae

+ Synonyms

Aristolochia antihysterica Mart. ex Duch.

Aristolochia paraguariensis D. Parodi

Aristolochia salpinx Mast.

Aristolochia sellowiana (Klotzsch) Duch.

Cathcartia betonicifolia (Franch.) Prain

Howardia sellowiana Klotzsch

Howardia triangularis (Cham.) Klotzsch

Common Name:

Aristolochia triangularis

General Information

Aristolochia triangularis is a climbing shrub, supporting itself by twining around other shrubs and small trees.
The roots are sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant mainly of the subtropics, where it is found at elevations up to 600 metres, also found at higher elevations in the tropics.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The roots are considered to be emetic, emmenagogue, excitant and sudorific[
46
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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