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Useful Tropical Plants

Buddleja elegans

Cham. & Schltdl.

Scrophulariaceae

+ Synonyms

Buddleja angustata Benth.

Buddleja cambara Arechav.

Buddleja campestris (Velloso) Walp.

Buddleja fiebrigiana Kraenzl.

Buddleja glaziovii Taub.

Buddleja grisea Kraenzl.

Buddleja malmei Kraenzl.

Buddleja nettoana Taub.

Buddleja reitzii E.M. Norman & L.B.Sm.

Buddleja vetula Cham. & Schltdl.

Romana campestris Velloso

Common Name:

Buddleja elegans
Drawing of the leaves and flowers (Fig I only)
Photograph by: Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 8(1): fasicle 30, t. 49 (1862)
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General Information

Buddleja elegans is a small shrub growing up to 1 metre tall[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
].
The plant is gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height1.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant of subtropical to tropical areas.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The plant is used as a pectoral[
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.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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