Calonyction Aculeatum

Moonflower (E); Bejuco de vaca (S); Galan de noche (C). The leaves and calyces are used as a potherb, and young seeds are eaten. Contact with the plant may cause itching. The latex is used for coagulating rubber.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • moonflower — /ˈmunflaʊə/ (say moohnflowuh) noun a night blooming plant, Calonyction aculeatum, with fragrant white flowers …   Australian English dictionary

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