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Useful Tropical Plants

Agelaea macrophylla

(Zoll.) Leenh.

Connaraceae

+ Synonyms

Agelaea diepenhorstii King

Agelaea hullettii King

Agelaea sarawakensis Merr.

Agelaea wallichii Hook.f.

Castanola hullettii (King) Schellenb.

Castanola macrophylla (Zoll.) Schellenb.

Castanola wallichii (Hook.f.) Schellenb.

Connarus diepenhorstii Miq.

Erythrostigma macrophyllum Zoll.

Hemiandrina hullettii Schellenb.

Hemiandrina macrophylla Schellenb.

Hemiandrina sarawakensis Schellenb.

Common Name:

Agelaea macrophylla
Flowering stem
Photograph by: loupok
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General Information

Agelaea macrophylla varies in habit. Usually a climbing woody plant with vigorous stems up to 5cm wide, it sometimes adopts a more shrub-like habit with more or less scrambling branches or more rarely adopts the habit of a small tree[
451
Title
Flora Malesiana Series 1
Publication
 
Author
Various
Website
http://www.archive.org
Publisher
Nationaal Herbarium Nederiand, Universiteit Leiden branch
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A massive treatment of the plants of the Malaysian Archipelago. Much of it has been made available to download from the Internet
].
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.

Habitat

Primary, secondary, and teak-forests, also on marshy soils and on limestone rocks, at elevations up to 750 metres[
451
Title
Flora Malesiana Series 1
Publication
 
Author
Various
Website
http://www.archive.org
Publisher
Nationaal Herbarium Nederiand, Universiteit Leiden branch
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A massive treatment of the plants of the Malaysian Archipelago. Much of it has been made available to download from the Internet
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The juice of the plant is applied to the skin in order to treat acne[
357
Title
Medicinal Plants of Kadazandusun, Malaysia.
Publication
 
Author
Julius Kulip; Sining Unchi; George Majawat.
Website
http://www.borneofocus.com/saip/vaic/R&D/article13.htm
Publisher
Forestry Research Centre, Sabah
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A report from the Forestry Research Centre at Sabah, listing the plants that are used medicinally by local peoples. Very brief list of Botanical names and uses. Also published on the internet.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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