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- van Andel, Tinde; Ruysschaert, Sofie; Boven, Karin; Daly, Lewis
- Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine 2015 v.11 no.1 pp. 66
- Caladium bicolor, etc ; American Indians; animal behavior; asexual reproduction; bulbs; color; game animals; herbaria; humans; indigenous knowledge; politics; products and commodities; rhizomes; t-test; tubers; villages; wild plants; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Magical charm plants to ensure good luck in hunting, fishing, agriculture, love and warfare are known among many Amerindians groups in the Guianas. Documented by anthropologists as social and political markers and exchangeable commodities, these charms have received little attention by ethnobotanists, as they are surrounded by secrecy and are difficult to identify. We compared the use ...
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