Vismia Ferruginea H.B.K.

Achiotillo (C); Bloodwood (J); Carate (C); Punta de lanza (C); Sangre de perro (P); Sangrillo, Sangrito (C,P). The orange latex is used by San Blas Indians to treat blanched spots on the skin (!). Other species are used as fish-poisons and fungicides.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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