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Useful Tropical Plants

Strychnos odorata

A.Chev.

Loganiaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

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General Information

Strychnos odorata is a climbing shrub, attaching itself to other plants for support by means of tendrils[
736
Title
Flora of West Tropical Africa
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://plants.jstor.org/search?st=2025
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An online flora, not yet complet (2012). Very comprehensive as regards to species covered, but the information on each species is often rather terse.
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The leaves are sometimes gathered from the wild for local use as a perfume.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

736
Title
Flora of West Tropical Africa
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://plants.jstor.org/search?st=2025
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An online flora, not yet complet (2012). Very comprehensive as regards to species covered, but the information on each species is often rather terse.

Range

West tropical Africa.

Habitat

Forests.

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The scented leaves are rubbed on the body as a perfume[
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.
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Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2023-09-30. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Strychnos%20odorata>

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