Info re S.American plant
pmb6 at ukc.ac.uk
Wed Dec 21 08:01:40 EST 1994
>I would be grateful for any information about a plant from Argentina
>called Sarandi Blanco (Phyllanthus sellowianus).
>The plant is a shrub reputed to have a therapeutic effect on diabetes
>and is being researched in London. The aim is to obtain enough native
>plant material for trials and propogation, but material already available
>from Kew Botanical Gardens has proven ineffective: It may be that a local
>environmental stimulus is needed for the plant to manufacture the active
>If anyone has any suggestions about better places to send this message,
>(On the Net or elsewhere) they would be most welcome.
>Please reply to Lawrence Benoy
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