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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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.

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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

Month: Jun
Year: 2009

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Economic Botany
Volume: 63
Issue: 2
Pages: 130-137

Article Topic(s): Ethnobotany,Human Use
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Ilex vomitoria (Yaupon),

Abstract

Reports 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 Citation

M. 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.

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ISSN: 0013-0001
DOI: 10.1007/s12231-009-9078-3

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