teresita

Description

Common Names:
Zapotec
teresita
Spanish
teresita
Description:
This name is used to refer to two species of woody vines belonging to the Asclepiadaceae and Apocynaceae families. In both cases, the vines exude latex and have lilac flowers. The fruit may be green. These vines are believed to assist weight loss, and are eaten on an empty stomach.
Habitat:
Selva baja caducifolia. Pastoreo de ganado.
Associated Flora:
guiichi yaa, chumaga, yaga bii, la'sa yu moradu, xcu be'te, guiichi bidoorre, cebolla nisa, luba' xcu'du, biquiiche xiña', sana, yana', yaga xuga, roble, mano de lion, guiichi yaa, chumaga, yaga bii, la'sa yu moradu, xcu be'te, guiichi bidoorre, cebolla nisa, luba' xcu'du, biquiiche xiña', sana, yana', yaga xuga, roble, mano de lion