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Useful Tropical Plants

Tylophora floribunda

Miq.

Apocynaceae

+ Synonyms

Tylophora chungii Merr. ex F.P.Metcalf

Tylophora shikokiana Matsumone ex Nakai

Vincetoxicum floribundum (Miq.) Franch. & Sav.

Common Name:

Tylophora floribunda
Line drawing of the leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds
Photograph by: Flora of China Illustrations vol. 16, fig. 274, 1-8
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General Information

Tylophora floribunda is a climbing shrub, producing slender stems up to 3 metres long that twine into other plants for support[
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 plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

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, Japan, Korea.

Habitat

Thickets and open woods at elevations from 100 - 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.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height3.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The roots are used for the treatment of infantile convulsions, diphtheria, traumatic injury, toothache, and snake bites[
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.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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