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Useful Tropical Plants

Aeollanthus pubescens

Benth.

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Aeollanthus buettneri Gürke

Aeollanthus chevalieri Briq.

Common Name:

Aeollanthus pubescens
Purple-flowered plant, growing in its native habitat
Photograph by: Peter B. Phillipson
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General Information

Aeollanthus pubescens is a perennial plant.
It is cultivated as a spice plant in Nigeria[
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Western tropical Africa - Mali to the Central African Republic, south to Angola and Zambia.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

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Medicinal Rating *
HabitPerennial
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusCultivated, Wild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

The strongly aromatic leaves are used for flavouring soups and meat and for salads[
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Title
Mansfeld's Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Plants
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Author
 
Website
http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de/pls/htmldb_pgrc/f?p=185:3:4292127278597336
Publisher
 
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Description
Terse details of a huge range of useful plants.
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Medicinal

The herb is used as a febrifuge[
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Title
Mansfeld's Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Plants
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de/pls/htmldb_pgrc/f?p=185:3:4292127278597336
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Terse details of a huge range of useful plants.
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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