Rondeletia cinerea Wall.
Rondeletia exserta Roxb.
Rondeletia heynei Schult.
Rondeletia orissensis Roth
Rondeletia thyrsiflora Roth
Wendlandia cinerea DC.
Wendlandia exserta (Roxb.) DC.
Wendlandia heynei is a deciduous to evergreen shrub or a small tree
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of wood. It is sometimes planted for stabilizing the soil and is also sometimes grown as an ornamental, valued for its yellowish, fragrant flowers[
E. Asia - central and northern India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh
Along trails and on landslides; at elevations from 140 - 1,500 metres[
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|Cultivation Status||Cultivated, Ornamental, Wild
Species in this genus generally succeed in a sunny position and also in partial shade. They grpw best in a fertile, humus-rich soil[
The plant can be gregarious in dense patches, to the exclusion of other trees[
The leaves are antispasmodic, blood purifier, emmenagogue, febrifuge and vulnerary. A decoction of the leaves and fruit are useful for treating amenorrhea[
The powdered leaves are applied topicallt to help heal wounds and to treat skin diseases such as eczema and scabies[
The flowers are used in the treatment of joint infections[
Extracts of the plant have demonstrated goo antimicrobial and antioxidant activity[
Occurring naturally on sites of landslides, the plant is considered excellent for binding the soil and preventing erosion[
The wood is used for thatching[
The reddish-brown wood is close-grained, extremely hard, strong. It is very durable and resistant to the attacks of white ants. Although small, it is used in construction and also to make handles for household and agricultural implements[
The wood is used for fuel[
Cuttings of half-ripe wood
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