CLAVO HUASCA - TYNANTHUS PANURENSIS|
Schizopsis panurensis, Tynnanthus panurensis
Cipó cravo, cipó trindade, clove vine, duru-duru, kruidnagelstruik, white clove.
Clavo huasca (Clove vine) is a woody vine that grows up to 210 feet (70 meter) in length;
it is indigenous to the Amazon rainforest.
The bark and root have a typically clove-like smell. The vine, has a
distinctive "Maltese cross" design in the wood, when cross-sectioned.
Alkaloid D-tubocurarine, mono- and bisindole quaternary alkaloids: Guiaflavine, 5',6'-dehydroguiaflavine,
9-methoxy-Nb-methylgeissoschizol; C-alkaloid O, fluorocurine, mavacurine, macusine B and C-profluorocurine,
phenylpropanoid glycoside, katchimoside.
Suriname's traditional medicine
The bark and root are used as an aphrodisiac and stimulant for both men and women.
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USDA zone 10 - 11.
Partial sun, moist soil.
Needs high humidity.