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Plant Details

Accepted name: 
Phytolacca americana L. [Phytolaccaceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
american nightshade Other U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
american pokeweed Other Native American Ethnobotany (Moerman, 1998)
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
amerikanskt kermesbär Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
atugsara Other Med. Plts. in Loja & Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador (Tene, 2007)
capa rosa Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
chui xu shang lu Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
common pokeberry Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
common pokeweed Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
fitolaca Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
fitolacca Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
hierba carmín Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
inkberry Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
kermesbeere Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
kermesbeere amerikanische Other Kräuter Gewürze und Heilpflanzen (Bremness, 1994)
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
phytolacca decandra Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
phytolaccae americanae fructus Pharmaceutical Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
phytolaccae americanae radix Pharmaceutical Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
phytolaccae radix Pharmaceutical Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
phytolaque Other Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
pigeonberry Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
pitolacca Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
pocan Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
poke Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
poke berry Other U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
poke root Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
poke weed Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pokeberry Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
pokeberry root Other Illus. Chinese Materia Medica (Wu, 2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
pokeroot Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
pokeweed Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
radix phytolaccae Pharmaceutical Illus. Chinese Materia Medica (Wu, 2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
raisin d'amérique Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
raisin d'ámerique Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
red ink plant Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
red plant Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
red stem pokeweed Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
scoke Other U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
shang lu Other Illus. Chinese Materia Medica (Wu, 2005)
Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
shanglu Other Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
teinturier Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
teinturière Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
tintureira Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
uva de américa Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
uva de macaco Other Med. Pl. Trop. Africa (Schmelzer et al., 2008)
uva turca Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
virginia poke Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
şerbet boyası Other Med. Pl. Trade Turkey (Özhatay et al., 1997)
商陸 Other Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
美洲商陸 Other Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)