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China root, China radix officinarum of Pharmacopoeia Londinensis 1618 2nd edit. see Parkinson 1640
Parkinson, John (1640) 'Theatrum Botanicum' London, Thomas Cotes rcp library

Smilax china L.

Genus: Smilax
Species: china L.
Common names: China root; Chinese smilax; racine de Chine; Chinawurzel.
Distribution summary: China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan
Habit: Climber
Garden status: Not currently grown
Reason for growing: Medicinal

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