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Official name : Hypselodelphys sp.
Family : Marantaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(027v)
Recipes : H(027v) A pregnant woman takes a root of "tupibefe" = Hypselodelphys sp. decoction by draught or washes the body with it when she does not feel good (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : tupibefe (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)