Agave vera-cruz Mill.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 21

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Agave vera-cruz Mill.
status

 

Agave vera-cruz Mill. 

Names.

Myanmar: thin-baw-na-nat. English: blue aloe.

Range.

Mexico. Introduced into southern Europe, northwestern Africa, Mauritius, India, and Sri Lanka. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Use.

Juice: Used as purgative.

Note.

In India the whole plant is used as a purgative ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Agave