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Useful Tropical Plants

Diplospora kunstleri

King & Gamble

Rubiaceae

+ Synonyms

Urophyllum potatorum King

Common Name: Kahwah Hutan

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General Information

Kahwah hutan is a shrub or small tree growing up to 4 metres tall[
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The leaves are gathered from the wild for local use as a coffee-like drink[
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia.

Habitat

Montane forest at elevations of 1,100 - 1,400 metres[
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Properties

Edibility Rating *
HabitShrub
Height4.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

A hot decoction of the leaves is drunk as a substitute for coffee[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
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ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -

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