Sauropus androgynus(redirected from Tropical asparagus)
Sauropus androgynus(saw'rō-pŭs an-droj'ĕ-nŭs),
an Asian shrub the leaves of which are sometimes eaten cooked, but when used uncooked as an unproved appetite suppressant, causes bronchiolitis fibrosa obliterans.
n part used: extract; uses: reduce body weight; precautions: can cause bronchiolitis obliterans. Also called