Species Detail

Ptelea trifoliata L.
Hop-tree; See Rel. Info.


Scientific Name:  
Ptelea trifoliata L.
Common Name:  
Hop-tree; See Rel. Info.
Myaamia Name:  
kinoonsaawiaahkwi
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Ptelea trifoliata L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  used to treat malaria. "kinozawiakwi; decoction of; used for malaria"
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  the root used to reduce bile and regulate the liver functioning. "kinonzawi-axkwi; a medicinal bush growing on the Peoria reservation; six to seven feet high and popularly called wohu; wahoo. The root reduces bile; regulates the system and is good against biliousness [suffering from liver dysfunction--an excessive secretion of bile];" "panther bush."
Botanical Sources  
Ptelea trifoliata L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs in rich woods and thickets in eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Ptelea trifoliata L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   This tree also known as shrubby treefoil or water ash [although this is the common name for Fraxinus caroliana; a different genus and species]