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Useful Tropical Plants

Holarrhena curtisii

King & Gamble

Apocynaceae

+ Synonyms

Holarrhena angustata Pierre

Holarrhena crassifolia Pierre

Holarrhena densiflora Ridl.

Holarrhena latifolia Ridl.

Holarrhena pulcherrima Ridl.

Holarrhena similis Craib

Common Name:

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General Information

Holarrhena curtisii is a shrub growing up to 2.5 metres tall[
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The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia.

Habitat

Secondary rain forest, mixed deciduous forest, bamboo forest, scrub woodland, savannah and mangrove swamps; at elevations up to 400 metres[
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height2.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The bark and roots have been used to treat dysentery[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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