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Useful Tropical Plants

Hypericum connatum

Lam.

Hypericaceae

+ Synonyms

Brathys connata (Lam.) Spach

Hypericum chlorifolium A.St.-Hil.

Hypericum cyathifolium Larrañaga

Sarothra connata (Lam.) Y.Kimura

Common Name:

Hypericum connatum

General Information

Hypericum connatum is a perennial plant, often woody at the base, with stems from 23 - 100cm tall[
591
Title
Bulletin British Museum (Natural History) Botany Series Vol. 20 No. 1
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Natural History Museum Publications; London.
Year
1990
ISBN
0 565 08026 1
Description
Includes a treatment of some sections of the genus Hypericum.
].
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

591
Title
Bulletin British Museum (Natural History) Botany Series Vol. 20 No. 1
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Natural History Museum Publications; London.
Year
1990
ISBN
0 565 08026 1
Description
Includes a treatment of some sections of the genus Hypericum.

Range

S. America - Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia.

Habitat

Pastures and dry rocky places at elevations from 20 - 2,021 metres[
591
Title
Bulletin British Museum (Natural History) Botany Series Vol. 20 No. 1
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Natural History Museum Publications; London.
Year
1990
ISBN
0 565 08026 1
Description
Includes a treatment of some sections of the genus Hypericum.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height0.75 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant of mainly subtropical areas, extending into the tropics, found at elevations from near sea level to over 2,000 metres.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The flower tops and the leaves are astringent, tonic and vulnerary[
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.
,
528
Title
Indicador de Madeiras e Plantas Uteis do Brasil.
Publication
 
Author
Fonseca E. T. De
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
 
Year
1922
ISBN
 
Description
Brief details of some of the uses of Brazilian plants. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
]. They are used in the treatment of angina and mouth ulcers[
528
Title
Indicador de Madeiras e Plantas Uteis do Brasil.
Publication
 
Author
Fonseca E. T. De
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
 
Year
1922
ISBN
 
Description
Brief details of some of the uses of Brazilian plants. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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