(Cham. & Schltdl.) Benth.
Sphaerotheca scoparioides Cham. & Schltdl.
Conobea scoparioides is a perennial plant.
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
- Flora of Peru
- Macbride. J.F.
- Field Museum of Natural History
- An excellent attempt at a Flora of Peru, though it is clear that many of the plants were imperfectly known at that time and so information on them was sketchy. Available for download from the Internet.
S. America - Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela.
Found at elevations from sea level to 500 metres in Ecuador.
The plant is used to treat toothache[
- Dictionary of Economic Plants.
- Uphof. J. C. Th.
- 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.
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