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Useful Tropical Plants

Secamone pachystigma

Jum. & H.Perrier

Apocynaceae

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General Information

Secamone pachystigma is a climbing shrub, twining into the surrounding vegetation or scrambling over the ground.
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Africa - Madagascar.

Habitat

Dunes and beaches, rock faces; at elevations up to 1,500 metres.

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

An infusion of the aerial parts or the stem bark is taken to stimulate milk production[
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Other Uses

A latex oozes from wounds in the plant. No uses are mentioned.

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2024-02-26. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Secamone+pachystigma>

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