UNCARIA TOMENTOSA/UNA DE GATO

Tom McCloud mccloud at dtpax2.ncifcrf.gov
Tue Nov 14 21:20:54 EST 1995


In article <48b33s$qfg at ccshst05.cs.uoguelph.ca> jlahey at uoguelph.ca (Jennifer Lahey) writes:
>From: jlahey at uoguelph.ca (Jennifer Lahey)
>Subject: UNCARIA TOMENTOSA/UNA DE GATO
>Date: 14 Nov 1995 21:53:00 GMT

>I am a fourth year university student at the University of Guelph, 
>Ontario, Canada.  I am doing a research paper on tropical and 
>sub-tropical plants.  My specific plant is Uncaria tomentosa, otherwise 
>known as Una de Gato in Spainish and Cat's Claw in English.  I am having 
>trouble finding an abundance of information on this vine from the Amazon 
>rainforest.  I am looking for any information on it's folklore, 
>especially concerning the Ashanica Indians who use it.  Also, any 
>information on its uses would be helpful.  If you have any information on 
>this plant I would greatly appreciate you passing it on.  You can forward 
>this information to my E-mail address:  jlahey at uoguelph.ca

You may find the following site useful to your research:                       
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   Tom McCloud




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