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Useful Tropical Plants

Vepris louisii

G.C.C.Gilbert

Rutaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

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General Information

Vepris louisii is an evergreen shrub or tree growing from 2 - 30 metres tall. The bole can be 65cm in diameter[
328
Title
African Flowering Plants Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
Publisher
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
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The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

West tropical Africa - Cameroon, DR Zaire.

Habitat

Forests on firm ground, in understorey and in fallow land; riverine formations; dense forest at the foot of cliffs, at elevations around 470 metres[
328
Title
African Flowering Plants Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
Publisher
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height20.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The bark is anthelmintic. A decoction is taken orally, after consuming something sweet, to rid the body of worms[
608
Title
Medicinal plants of Aguambu - Bamumbu in the Lebialem highlands, southwest province of Cameroon.
Publication
 
Author
Focho D.A.; Ndam W.T.; Fonge B.A.
Website
http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp
Publisher
African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Year
January 2009
ISBN
1996-0816
Description
A research paper, documenting the medicinal uses of 133 species of plants in West Africa.
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2018-08-21. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Vepris+louisii>

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