Pistia Stratiotes

Water lettuce (E); Buchona (C); Hodropica (C); Lechuga de agua (S); Sirena (C) . The leaves are mixed with soups but they should be parboiled to remove oxalate crystals. They are used to combat colds, dysentery. The ashes may be used as salt. Crushed leaves serve to dress abscesses, hemorrhoids, and ulcers. The roots are laxative and emollient, and used in cures for asthma, diabetes, dysnetery, and tuberculosis.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Pistia stratiotes — Water lettuce Wa ter let tuce (Bot.) A plant ({Pistia stratiotes}) which floats on tropical waters, and forms a rosette of spongy, wedge shaped leaves. J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pistia stratiotes — ID 64269 Symbol Key PIST2 Common Name water lettuce Family Araceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, KS, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PR, SC, TX,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Pistia stratiotes — noun pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes • Syn: ↑pistia, ↑water lettuce, ↑water cabbage, ↑Pistia stratoites • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pistia stratiotes L. — Symbol PIST2 Common Name water lettuce Botanical Family Araceae …   Scientific plant list

  • PISTIA STRATIOTES L. - ВОДЯНОЙ ЛАТУК — см. 163. Многолетнее растение. P. stratiotes L. Водяной латук Fl. Zeyl. (1747) 152, n. 322; Sp. pl. (1953) 963. Engler 73 (1920) 251, f. Burkill (1935) 1756. S у n. Pistia crispata Bl.; P. minor Bl.; P. cumingii Klotzsch. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ …   Справочник растений

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