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Useful Tropical Plants

Agelaea trinervis

(Llanos) Merr.

Connaraceae

+ Synonyms

Agelaea cambodiana Pierre

Agelaea densiflora Pierre

Agelaea glabrifolia Hance

Castanola glabrifolia (Hemsl.) Schellenb.

Castanola obliqua (Zoll.) Schellenb.

Castanola trinervis Llanos

Erythrostigma obliquum Zoll.

Hemiandrina obliqua Schellenb.

Hemiandrina trinervis Schellenb.

Common Name:

Agelaea trinervis
Drawing of the leaves, flowers, fruit and seed (Fig 2 a - h)
Photograph by: Flora Malesiana, vol. 5: p. 501, fig. 2 a-h (1955-1958) [R. van Crevel]
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General Information

Agelaea trinervis 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.
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.
,
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

Range

E. Asia - southern China, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.

Habitat

Sparse forests in southern China[
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.
]. Primary and secondary rain-forests, also along forest-edges and river-banks, at elevations up to 800 metres in Malaysia[
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 bark and the leaves are used in native medicine[
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
].

A decoction of the roots is used as a treatment against rheumatism and stomach-ache[
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
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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