yaga chuga

Description

Common Names:
Zapotec
yaga chuga
Spanish
Description:
Tree with latex that reaches a height of 3 meters, with white flowers with purple tips and green fruit. The leaves are considered to have medicinal properties to treat arthritis: the affected area is rubbed with Vaporub and covered with tender leaves.
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

Legend

Endangered
Protected
Non-native
Endemic to Mexico
Endemic to Oaxaca