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Useful Tropical Plants

Hypericum teretiusculum

A.St.-Hil.

Hypericaceae

+ Synonyms

Hypericum subliberum L.B.Sm.

Sarothra teretiuscula (A.St.-Hil.) Y.Kimura

Common Name:

Hypericum teretiusculum

General Information

Hypericum teretiusculum is a herbaceous, perennial plant, often woody and persisting at the base, growing 40 - 100cm tall[
591
Title
Bulletin British Museum (Natural History) Botany Series Vol. 20 No. 1
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Natural History Museum Publications; London.
Year
1990
ISBN
0 565 08026 1
Description
Includes a treatment of some sections of the genus Hypericum.
].
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

591
Title
Bulletin British Museum (Natural History) Botany Series Vol. 20 No. 1
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Natural History Museum Publications; London.
Year
1990
ISBN
0 565 08026 1
Description
Includes a treatment of some sections of the genus Hypericum.

Range

S. America - Paraguay, Brazil.

Habitat

Damp meadows and bogs at elevations of 840 - 1,000 metres[
591
Title
Bulletin British Museum (Natural History) Botany Series Vol. 20 No. 1
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Natural History Museum Publications; London.
Year
1990
ISBN
0 565 08026 1
Description
Includes a treatment of some sections of the genus Hypericum.
].

Properties

HabitPerennial
Height0.75 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The plant is aromatic, emmenagogue, stimulant[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
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.
,
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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