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Useful Tropical Plants

Simaba salubris

Engl.

Simaroubaceae

+ Synonyms

Quassia salubris (Engl.) Noot.

Common Name:

Simaba salubris
Line drawing of the leaves and flowers
Photograph by: Flora Brasiliensis Illustration. 1840-1906. Vol. VIII, Part II, Plate 70
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General Information

Simaba salubris is a shrub.
The bark is harvested from the wild for local medicinal usage.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - southeastern Brazil.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The bark is bitter and strongly febrifuge[
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.
,
739
Title
Medicinal Plants of Brazil
Publication
 
Author
Mors W.B.; Rizzini C.T.; Pereira N.A.
Publisher
Reference Publications; Michigan.
Year
2000
ISBN
0-917256-42-5
Description
An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1,500 species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant.
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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