Didymocarpus reptans Jack
Henckelia reptans is a creeping, perennial herb with stems about 30cm long.
The leaves are sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.
Southeast Asia - Malaysia.
Scattered in hill forest[
- Flora of Peninsula Malaysia
- In the process of being assembled (15/07/09), it is currently a series of check sheets giving species name, brief description, habitat and high quality photos of the plants.
A decoction of the leaves is used in the treatment of dysentery, colic and constipation[
- Dictionary of Economic Plants.
- Uphof. J. C. Th.
- An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
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