Rogeria adenophylla is a robust, annual herb growing up to 2.5 metres tall. The whole plant has an unpleasant acrid smell.
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.
Tropical Africa - savannah areas from Mauritania to Sudan and south to Angola
Requires a sunny position. Succeeds in any very well-drained, fertile soil.
A mucilaginous infusion obtained from the plant has been recommended in the treatment of diarrhoea[
- 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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