Mondia whitei (White's Ginger) Plant
[75mm pot]

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A perennial, woody, rather robust and vigorous climber that grows from a large tuberous rootstock. This African vine is traditionally used as an aphrodisiac, to improve appetite, and as a galactagogue, a fertility medication and an antidepressant.

Plants may be found in woodland and forest habitats, and even in swampy grassland. It is not frost-hardy, preferring tropical and subtropical habitats.

This vine displays attractive reddish purple flowers which usually have a green margin. The large fruits are mostly woody and contain many seeds.

Common name: Tonic Root; Mundondo; Mudondo; Mungurauwe

Syn: Mondia whytei; Mondia whiteii.

Source:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23039023

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Mondia whitei (White's Ginger) Plant
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