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Useful Tropical Plants

Wendlandia coriacea

(Wall.) DC.

Rubiaceae

+ Synonyms

Rondeletia budda Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

Rondeletia byrsophylla Spreng.

Rondeletia coriacea Wall.

Common Name:

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General Information

Wendlandia coriacea is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing around 4 metres tall[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a dye and source of materials.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - northern India, Nepal, Bhutan

Habitat

Shady places in forests; at elevations from 200 - 1,900 metres[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height3.50 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Species in this genus generally succeed in a sunny position and also in partial shade. They grpw best in a fertile, humus-rich soil[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
].
The white, fragrant flowers are produced in dense clusters[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The plant is used for dyeing[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].

Although small, the branches are used in traditional construction[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cuttings of half-ripe wood
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