Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

Cupá, ou cipó-babão, alimento de alguns índios amazônicos

E. Kerr, WarwickA. Posey, DarrellonWilsonWilsonWilson

Summary INPA is developing studies concerning the agricultural plants of the Brazilian Indians. a collection was made among the Kayapó Indians of the Cupa vine (Cissus gongylodes Burch. ex Baker, Vitaceae). This note provides botanical information on this plant, its uses by the seringueiros (rubber collectors) and by the indians, and agronomical and chemical data.

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