Did you know you can access the Native Plant Information Network with your web-enabled smartphone?
The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.
Ilex Vomitoria Ait. (Yaupon): A Native North American Source of a Caffeinated and Antioxidant-Rich Tea
Author(s): M. J. Palumbo, S. T. Talcott and F. E. Putz
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Economic Botany
Article Topic(s): Ethnobotany,Human Use
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Ilex vomitoria (Yaupon),
AbstractReports on the historical and potential use of Ilex vomitoria as a source of a caffeinated beverage. The article reports on traits that consumers may consider valuable.
Suggested CitationM. J. Palumbo, S. T. Talcott and F. E. Putz. "Ilex Vomitoria Ait. (Yaupon): A Native North American Source of a Caffeinated and Antioxidant-Rich Tea." Economic Botany 63.2 (2009): 130-137.