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Useful Tropical Plants

Ventilago dichotoma

(Blanco) Merr.

Rhamnaceae

+ Synonyms

Enrila dichotoma Blanco

Kurrimia gracilis Vidal

Ventilago gracilis Merr. & Rolfe.

Ventilago monoica Blanco

Common Name:

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General Information

Ventilago dichotoma is a climbing shrub, twining around other plants for support.
The bark is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use[
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.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Philippines.

Habitat

Thickets and forests at low to medium elevations[
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.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant of lowland areas in the moist tropics.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The bark, pulverized and mixed with oil, is useful in certain cutaneous diseases[
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.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -

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