C. F. Millspaugh
- Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
- Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
(c) Field Museum of Natural History
Description: Landolphia florida Benth., Egyptian Accra Rubber, Egypt, C. F. Millspaugh, FCurrent Determination: Landolphia florida Benth.Family: ApocynaceaeCollector(s): C. F. MillspaughDescription: The latex of this species dries so quickly that it forma a ridge across the wound stopping further flow, on this account the natives wipe off the milky juice continuously from long gashes and smear it on their bodies in a thick covering, this coating is afterward peeled off and cut in squares.Catalog Subset: Economic BotanyEMu IRN: 52239OccurenceID: 44741b65-36f5-4d6f-9f21-952e088864a8
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