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Useful Tropical Plants

Tylophora cissoides

Blume

Apocynaceae

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General Information

Tylophora cissoides is a climbing shrub, twining into other plants for support.
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Indonesia to Papua New Guinea.

Habitat

Lowland to sub-montane rainforest at elevations of 300 - 2,000 metres[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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Website
http://proseanet.org/
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Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The juice from the leaves and roots is used as a treatment against thrush[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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Website
http://proseanet.org/
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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The leaves are applied (externally?[
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Title
Plants for a Future
Author
Ken Fern
Description
Notes from observations, tasting etc at Plants For A Future and on field trips.
]) in the treatment of abdominal pain[
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 -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2020-07-06. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Tylophora+cissoides>

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