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Useful Tropical Plants

Dracaena chiniana

I.M.Turner

Asparagaceae

+ Synonyms

Dracaena congesta Ridl.

Pleomele congesta N.E.Br.

Common Name:

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General Information

Dracaena chiniana is a dwarf shrub growing about 30cm tall[
334
Title
Flora of Peninsula Malaysia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.tfbc.frim.gov.my
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
In the process of being assembled (15/07/09), it is currently a series of check sheets giving species name, brief description, habitat and high quality photos of the plants.
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The root is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.

Habitat

Lowland forest, also on limestone[
334
Title
Flora of Peninsula Malaysia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.tfbc.frim.gov.my
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
In the process of being assembled (15/07/09), it is currently a series of check sheets giving species name, brief description, habitat and high quality photos of the plants.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height0.30 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

A decoction of the root is vermifuge and is also used in the treatment of rheumatism[
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.
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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