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Useful Tropical Plants

Myxopyrum nervosum

Blume

Oleaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Myxopyrum nervosum
Drawing of the fruit and flower (Fig LI only)
Photograph by: Blume, C.L., Museum botanicum Lugduno-Batavum, vol. 1: t. 51 (1851)
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General Information

Myxopyrum nervosum is a large climbing shrub.
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use and to provide a material for tying.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea.

Habitat

Lowland forests and swamps[
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 *  *
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

A decoction of the roots is used to treat pain in the joints[
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.
].

Other Uses

The bark is used as a binding material[
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.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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