Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Monsonia
Family: Geraniaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
emarginata
NOTES

A sprawling or scrambling perennial with tuberous roots and entire, hairy, rounded leaves.


AUTHORITY
(L.f.) L'Herit.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Cup-shaped white flowers are solitary on slender peduncles
Colour: White
Common Name
Dysentery herb
Kietabossie
Naaldebossie
Habitat
NOTES: Particularly common in the Dyer's parking area
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Used for gastro-intestinal complaints including diarrhoea and dysentery
Sleep treatments
Used for insomnia
Snakebite treatments
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Contains some toxic principles and causes sweating
Animal treatments
Used for anthrax and stomach ailments in stock
Months
September
October
November
December
January
February
March
Synonyms for Species
Geranium emarginatum
Monsonia ovata



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