sabila gui'xhi

Description

Common Names:
Zapotec
sabila gui'xhi
Spanish
sábila morada
Description:
Abundant plant with petals arranged like those of a rose, which reaches a height of 40 centimeters. The flowers are a bright pink color. It is considered to have medicinal properties to treat rashes, and for diabetes. It is also believed that a when tied to a branch along with a strip of red cloth, it turns any evil against the perpetrator, so it is kept in homes as protection.
Habitat:
Selva baja caducifolia. Lugar de recreación y pastoreo de ganado.
Associated Flora:
congo dani, guiichi laya bi'cu, yaazi, be'za yaga, sabila moradu