la'pa che le'cu

Description

Common Names:
Zapotec
la'pa che le'cu
Spanish
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Description:
Abundant herbaceous vine with white or cream-colored flowers and green fruit. The seeds are known as "xhidxi huada", which can be translated as "outsider's breast". It is said to have curative properties to treat inflammation of the abdomen; it is boiled and drunk throughout the day, or used as an enema. It exudes latex.
Habitat:
Selva baja caducifolia. Potreros de ganado. Selva baja espinosa. Pastoreo de ganado. Selva baja caducifolia. Donde se extrajo material. Selva baja caducifolia. Pastoreo de ganado.
Associated Flora:
xhaga la, bia gueta, batuuba', chumaga, bacua, biibi, biquiiche, sabi duni, yaga bii, guiichi xumi, xcuaana biichi, bigupi benda, guie' se', tau cuuni, xuba' be'za, guie' niza, guiichi yaa, yaga ziña, bidxi toope, biibi, yana', biquiiche quichi', yaga la guitu xiña, batuuba', congo, guie' gade, mata buey, yaga bii, sa gue'la, copal, sabi duni, palo mulato, yaga la guiaa, granadiu, cortes, bidxi toope, xhidxiña yaase, guie' chaachi, guiichi bidu', piñon, quebra acha, xhidxiña, guie' gade, yaga la guitu xiña, guiichi gu, guiichi biduaa, yaga la guiaa, cebolla nisa, sapandu, tule, guixi bi'cu, anona, yerba de toro, fitufiu', xhaga la, guiichi yaa, guiichi bidoorre, sabi guini, guie' se', chumaga nguiu', yana', palo blanco, yaga bii, guiichi dxita