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Useful Tropical Plants

Teijsmanniodendron hollrungii

(Warb.) Kosterm.

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Teijsmanniodendron monophyllum Kurata

Vitex clarkeana King & Gamble

Vitex hollrungii Warb.

Vitex punctata Schauer

Vitex simplicifolia C.B.Clarke

Common Name:

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General Information

Teijsmanniodendron hollrungii is a tree (occasionally a shrub) growing from 2 - 25 metres tall. The bole can be free of branches for 2 - 10 metres and around 2 - 45cm in diameter with buttresses up to 80cm high[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
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The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
Teijsmanniodendron hollrungii occurs over a wide area and is well collected. It also occurs in an extensive ranges of habitats and in primary and secondary vegetation. Although there is no information about the population size
and trend of this species, it is not thought to be at risk of extinction. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2019)[
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IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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0
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A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 

Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia (Kalimantan, Maluku, Sulawesi) to New Guinea and the Solomon Islands

Habitat

Primary or secondary forests, usually along rivers, tidal creeks, peat swamps or inland side of mangroves on sand, clay or loam; at elevations up to 50 metres, occasionally to 100 metres[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height15.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



Plants can flower all year round[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The ash from the leaves is added to coconut oil and applied to the head as a treatment for scabies[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
]

Other Uses

The sapwood is white or greyish to yellow. The heartwood is hard[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Propagation

Seed -
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