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Useful Tropical Plants

Amomum ligulatum

R.M.Sm.

Zingiberaceae

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General Information

Amomum ligulatum is a robust perennial plant, producing leafy stems up to 250cm tall from underground rhizomes[
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The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia (Borneo).

Habitat

Forests at elevations up to 1,200 metres[
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Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height2.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The tender inner pith the of leafy stems is roasted or boiled and then eaten as a remedy for stomach-ache and diarrhoea[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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