Flowers unisexual, minute, whitish to pale yellow; calyx 4-lobed; corolla absent; male flowers with 9a15 stamens; female ... Leaf sap is drunk against bronchial complaints and is externally applied to treat itch and a stiff neck. ... Young leaves are eaten with vegetable salt and cooked banana against gastrointestinal problems.
|Author||:||Gabriella Harriet Schmelzer, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim|
|Publisher||:||PROTA - 2008|