Bromelia Pinguin

Chibe-chibe (C); Oa (Cu); Pinuela (S); Piro (CR) . The acid antiscorbutic fruits are edible and good for making beverages (!). The fried inflorescence is eaten in El Salvador. Shoots at the base of the plant are eaten raw or cooked. they are supposed to curb stomach pains suffered by women in menstruation, by causing the blood to flow more freely.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Bromelia pinguin L. — Symbol BRPI4 Common Name pinguin Botanical Family Bromeliaceae …   Scientific plant list

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