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Useful Tropical Plants

Decorsea grandidieri

(Baill.) R.Vig. ex M.Peltier

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Phaseolus grandidieri Baill.

Common Name:

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General Information

Decorsea grandidieri is a herbaceous perennial, twining plant growing from a woody rootstock. The stems scramble over the ground, twining into nearby plants for support.
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
Decorsea grandidieri is threatned by habitat destruction due to wildfire and grazing. However, it is widespread and also occurs within protected areas. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Africa - Madagascar

Habitat

Dry and subarid woodlands on limestone, sands or gneiss; at elevations from sea level to 1,000 metres[
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Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Medicinal Rating *
HabitPerennial Climber
Height0.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The leaves and stems are used medicinally but particular applications are unknown[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2019-04-19. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Decorsea+grandidieri>

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