Kadsura guangxiensis S.F.Lan
Kadsura angustifolia is an evergreen climbing shrub
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
E. Asia - southern China, Vietnam.
Forests at elevations from 900 - 1,800 metres in southern China[
Prefers a position in semi-shade[
]. Requires a sheltered position in a moderately fertile well-drained neutral to acid soil200].
Flowers are produced on the current year's growth[
Plants do not really require pruning[
The plant is used medicinally[
Kadsura species are widely used for a variety of medicinal purposes throughout the geographical range of the genus. Little distinction is made between species, presumably due to the common presence of similar pharmacologically active constituents. Although it can be presumed that a wide range of different Kadsura species have been used medicinally, it is generally only themore common species that are reported in the literature[
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a shady position in a nursery seedbed.. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on until they are large enough to plant out.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 5 - 8cm with a heel. Good percentage[
Layering of long shoots in the autumn[
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