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Useful Tropical Plants

Rourea volubilis

(Blanco) Merr.

Connaraceae

+ Synonyms

Cnestis trifolia Blanco

Cnestis volubilis Blanco

Rourea heterophylia Planch.

Rourea microcarpa Elmer

Rourea subvolubilis Elmer

Santaloides volubile Schellenb.

Common Name:

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General Information

Rourea volubilis is a climbing shrub producing vigorous stems 7 - 10cm in diameter that climb into the surrounding vegetation for support[
345
Title
Minor Products of Philippine Forests
Publication
 
Author
Brown. W. H.
Publisher
Bureau of Forestry, Manilla.
Year
1920
ISBN
 
Description
A useful guide to some of the plants of the area, though terse on details. The book is out of copyright and can be legally downloaded from the Internet.
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582
Title
Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.bpi.da.gov.ph/Publications/mp/mplants.html
Publisher
Bureau of Plant Industry, Philippines.
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An Internet site from the Philippines Department of Agriculture, giving information in a readable way on the medicinal uses of many plants in their area.
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a tying material.

Known Hazards

The fruits are poisonous. They are used for poisoning dogs[
345
Title
Minor Products of Philippine Forests
Publication
 
Author
Brown. W. H.
Publisher
Bureau of Forestry, Manilla.
Year
1920
ISBN
 
Description
A useful guide to some of the plants of the area, though terse on details. The book is out of copyright and can be legally downloaded from the Internet.
].

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Philippines.

Habitat

Thickets and forests at low to medium elevations[
345
Title
Minor Products of Philippine Forests
Publication
 
Author
Brown. W. H.
Publisher
Bureau of Forestry, Manilla.
Year
1920
ISBN
 
Description
A useful guide to some of the plants of the area, though terse on details. The book is out of copyright and can be legally downloaded from the Internet.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The stems are used as a material for tying fences etc[
345
Title
Minor Products of Philippine Forests
Publication
 
Author
Brown. W. H.
Publisher
Bureau of Forestry, Manilla.
Year
1920
ISBN
 
Description
A useful guide to some of the plants of the area, though terse on details. The book is out of copyright and can be legally downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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