Callicarpa acuminata Roxb.
Callicarpa macrophylla sinensis C.B.Clarke
Callicarpa reevesii Wall. ex Walp.
Callicarpa nudiflora is a shrub or a small tree that can grow up to 10 metres tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for use as a medicine.
E. Asia - southern China, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Vietnam, Malaysia
Mixed forests at elevations around 1,000 metres[
Species in this genus generally require a sunny position or light dappled shade[
]. Prefers a highly fertile well-drained loamy soil[
Requires cross-pollination for good fruit production[
Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[
The leaf is used in the treatment of gastro-intestinal bleeding, tuberculosis, haemoptysis, upper respiratory tract infections, tonsilitis, pneumonia and bronchitis[
The leaf is used externally to treat wounds[
Seed - sow in a nursery seedbed and only just cover the seed[
]. Germination usually takes place within 1 - 3 months at 18°c[
]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on until large enough to plant out
Cuttings of half-ripe wood 10cm long in a frame. High percentage[
Cuttings of mature wood of the current season's growth with a heel[
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