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Useful Tropical Plants

Macaranga ribesioides

Baker

Euphorbiaceae

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General Information

Macaranga ribesioides is a much-branched tree.
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Africa - central Madagascar.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height0.00 m
Self-fertileNo
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

A stem bark infusion is taken to treat venereal diseases[
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -

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