Patterns of Medicinal Use of Palms Across Northwestern South America

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We carried out a comprehensive literature review of the medicinal use of palms in northwestern South America and complemented it with a large number of field interviews. We investigated patterns of medicinal use across three ecoregions (Amazon, Andes, Chocó), four countries (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia), and three human groups (indigenous, mestizos… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12229-015-9155-5

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