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Useful Tropical Plants

Anodendron candolleanum

Wight

Apocynaceae

+ Synonyms

Anodendron rubescens (Teijsm. & Binn.) Teijsm. & Binn.

Anodendron scandens (Hassk.) Pichon

Dendrocharis rubescens Teijsm. & Binn.

Ecdysanthera rubescens (Teijsm. & Binn.) Boerl.

Ecdysanthera scandens Hassk.

Common Name:

Anodendron candolleanum
Stem
Photograph by: loupok
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General Information

Anodendron candolleanum is a climbing shrub, supporting itself by clambering into other plants.
It was at one time considered to be an important source of fibre, but is not used very much at present[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.

Habitat

Lowland forest[
334
Title
Flora of Peninsula Malaysia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.tfbc.frim.gov.my
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
In the process of being assembled (15/07/09), it is currently a series of check sheets giving species name, brief description, habitat and high quality photos of the plants.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

A fibre is obtained from the stem[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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