Saturday, July 3, 2010

Palisota hirsute | Okpete

Scientific classification Palisota hirsute

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Commelinales
Family: Commelinaceae
Genus: Palisota
Botanical Name : Palisota hirsute
Common Name : Okpete

Useful parts of Okpete: Roots & Leaves

Medicinal uses :roots juice used for treatment of gonorrhoea and also leaves extracts used to stop wound bleeding.

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