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Published In: Enumeracão das Substancias Brazileiras 31–32. 1836. (Enum. Subst. Braz.) Name publication detail
 

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1. Cayaponia S. Manso

About 50 species, North America, Central America, South America, Caribbean Islands, Africa.

The tuberous roots of the South American C. tayuya (Vell.) Cogn. are used in herbal medicine, primarily as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent, but purportedly to cure a variety of ailments.

 
 
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