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Useful Tropical Plants

Plagiocladus diandrus

(Pax) Jean F.Brunel

Phyllanthaceae

+ Synonyms

Lingelsheimia longipedicellata J.LĂ©onard

Phyllanthus diandrus Pax

Common Name:

Plagiocladus diandrus
Developing fruits
Photograph by: Ehoarn Bidault
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General Information

Plagiocladus diandrus is a shrub or a tree growing from 1 - 4 metres tall[
328
Title
African Flowering Plants Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
Publisher
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
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The plant is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

515
Title
Flora of Tropical Africa Vol 1 - 8
Publication
 
Author
Var
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
L.Reeve & Co.; Ashford, Kent.
Year
1868 - 1917
ISBN
 
Description
Very little information on habitat, range and uses, but gives good descriptions of the plants. It can be downloaded from the internet.

Range

Tropical Africa - Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height2.50 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

A leaf decoction is drunk to correct a rapid and irregular heartbeat[
299
Title
Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.prota.org
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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