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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Gloriosa superba?
If you know websites containing any information about Gloriosa superba please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Gloriosa superba and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Gloriosa superba.


Gloriosa superba basic info
Scientific Name: Gloriosa superba L..
Family: Colchicaceae.
Genus: Gloriosa.
Common names in English: creeping-lily, flame-lily, glory-lily.
For common names of Gloriosa superba in different languages - See link
Description: Gloriosa superba is a perennial herb, native to much of Africa and Asia. It is known worldwide as an ornamental plant, a medicine, a poison, and a noxious weed. English language common names include flame lily, climbing lily, creeping lily, glory lily, gloriosa lily, tiger claw, and fire lily. - for more info about Gloriosa superba See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Gloriosa superba
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Gloriosa superba in other websites
Gloriosa superba common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Gloriosa superba - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Gloriosa superba - See link.


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