polycephala (Lam.) I.M. Johnston
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Places where this species can be found :
- Morne Gazo - GRENADA
DescriptionClimbing shrub. Leaves serrated, scabrid upper surface. Fruit bright red covered with enlarged calyx.
InterestAn important treatment for childhood diarhea in Grenada (Averis, 2003). A tea is made from the leaves.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, S.Cable & D. Jules
LocationAlong main nature trail.
NotesSpreading treelet 4 m tall. FLOWERS: over. (RHS colour code: Leaf upper =144A, below=147D)