Cayratia debilis is a species of plant native to equatorial Africa. It has herbaceous or slightly woody vines, with 5-foliate leaves and greenish-white or yellow flowers. Its stem, leaves and sap are used in herbal medicine in various African countries, and the leaves are eaten as a vegetable on the island of Bioko. Its fruits are inedible, although are fed to poultry in the Central African Republic to protect from influenza and coccidiosis.
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- Dressler, S.; Schmidt, M. & Zizka, G. (2014). "Cayratia debilis". African plants – a Photo Guide. Frankfurt/Main: Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg.
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