Fabaceae Clitoria mariana L.

Atlantic Pigeonwings

Cherokee - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 47

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Scientific name: Clitoria mariana L.
USDA symbol: CLMA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Atlantic Pigeonwings
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Infusion held in mouth for ten to twenty minutes for thrush.

RECRD: 84259 id: 10420