Cordia vignei is a shrub[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
West tropical Africa - Sierra Leone to Cote D'Ivoire.
Dense primary forest[
Although we have seen no specific information for this species, the fruits of most Cordia species are comprised of a thin to fairly thick layer of pulpy, sweetish-tasting flesh surrounding a single seed and are more or less edible[
], (though some are known to cause gastric disturbances).
A leaf decoction is used as a purgative[
The young leaves are ground-up and used as a dressing on fresh wounds[
]. The powdered leaves are tied to the body as a treatment for rheumatism[
A bark decoction is used for washing sores[
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