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Useful Tropical Plants

Byrsonima pachypoda

W.R.Anderson

Malpighiaceae

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General Information

Byrsonima pachypoda is a tree.
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Northern S. America - Venezuela, Guyana.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The bark is astringent. A decoction is drunk as an antimalarial[
348
Title
Medicinal Plants of the Guianas
Publication
 
Author
DeFilipps, R. A.; Maina, S. L.; & Crepin, J.
Website
http://botany.si.edu/bdg/medicinal/index.html
Publisher
Smithsonian Museum
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A down-loadable PDF document of a book in pre-publication awaiting illustration. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region
]. A decoction of the inner bark is used as a treatment for diarrhoea and dysentery, especially when there is blood in the stool, and also as a treatment for coughs and colds[
348
Title
Medicinal Plants of the Guianas
Publication
 
Author
DeFilipps, R. A.; Maina, S. L.; & Crepin, J.
Website
http://botany.si.edu/bdg/medicinal/index.html
Publisher
Smithsonian Museum
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A down-loadable PDF document of a book in pre-publication awaiting illustration. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2019-12-05. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Byrsonima+pachypoda>

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