If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.
Useful Tropical Plants

Tabernaemontana corymbosa

Roxb. ex Wall.

Apocynaceae

+ Synonyms

Ervatamia baviensis (Pit.) Pichon

Ervatamia corymbosa (Roxb. ex Wall.) King & Gamble

Ervatamia hirta (Hook.f.) King & Gamble

Ervatamia inaequalifolia (Lütjeh. & Ooststr.) Pichon

Ervatamia jasminiflora Ridl.

Ervatamia laotica (Pit.) Pichon

Ervatamia pauciflora Ridl.

Pagiantha corymbosa (Roxb. ex Wall.) Markgr.

Pagiantha peninsularis Kerr.

Pseudixora sumatrana Miq.

Randia sumatrana (Miq.) Miq.

Tabernaemontana baviensis Pit

Tabernaemontana carinata Lütjeh. & Ooststr.

Tabernaemontana chinensis Merr.

Tabernaemontana cymulosa Miq.

Tabernaemontana hirta Hook.f.

Tabernaemontana inaequalifolia Lütjeh. & Ooststr.

Tabernaemontana laotica Pit.

Tabernaemontana pubituba Merr.

Tabernaemontana sumatrana (Miq.) Hallier f.

Tabernaemontana sumatrana Merr.

Common Name:

Tabernaemontana corymbosa
Flowering plant in the botanical garden of Lyon
Photograph by: User:BernardM
Creative Commons License
Tabernaemontana corymbosa Tabernaemontana corymbosa

General Information

Tabernaemontana corymbosa is a shrub or small tree growing 0.8 - 8 metres tall[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
].

Known Hazards

In Thailand and Malaysia, the roots are an ingredient of arrow poison[
310
Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
].

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

E. Asia - southern China, Indo-China, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia.

Habitat

Mixed woods, brushwoods, at elevations of 500 - 1,700 metres[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
]. Scrub or forest from sea-level to 1,500 metres[
310
Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
]

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height5.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



The plant flowers and fruits throughout the year in areas without a pronounced seasonal climate[
310
Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The pounded roots, a poultice of the leaves, a decoction of the bark, juice from the plant, or an infusion of the inner bark or the roots are all used to remedy various syphilitic afflictions[
310
Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
].

The bark and leaves are used for the treatment of fractures[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].

The sap of the leaves is applied to sores[
310
Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
].

The roots are used during and after confinement[
310
Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -

Add a Comment:

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.