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Useful Tropical Plants

Wendlandia paniculata

(Roxb.) DC.

Rubiaceae

+ Synonyms

Gardenia burha Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.

Rondeletia paniculata Roxb.

Common Name:

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General Information

Wendlandia paniculata is a shrub or a small tree.
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
Wendlandia paniculata has a very wide distribution, large population, is not currently experiencing any major
threats and no significant future threats have been identified. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2018)[
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
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


Range

E. Asia - Bangladesh, Thailand, Vietnam, eastern Indonesia to New Guinea

Habitat

Mixed forest.

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height0.00 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.
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Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The crushed leaves are rubbed onto the chest as a treatment for chest pains[
514
Title
Medicinal Plants Used by Chakma Tribe in Hill Tracts Districts of Bangladesh.
Publication
 
Author
Rahman M.A.; Uddin S.B.; Wilcock C.C.
Publisher
Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge.
Year
2007 Vol 6(3)
ISBN
 
Description
Brief details of medicinal plants used by the Chakma tribe.
].

The leaves of what appear to be this species are used to treat boils on the head[
979
Title
The Gardens' Bulletin Straits Settlements Vol VI
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Singapore Botanic Gardens; Singapore.
Year
1930
ISBN
 
Description
A botanical publication of Singapore Botanic Gardens, with a range of articles. This one focuses on the medicinal plants of the region.
]. Pound the leaves together with the leaves of Macaranga triloba and of Smilax Helferi, and use as a poultice[
979
Title
The Gardens' Bulletin Straits Settlements Vol VI
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Singapore Botanic Gardens; Singapore.
Year
1930
ISBN
 
Description
A botanical publication of Singapore Botanic Gardens, with a range of articles. This one focuses on the medicinal plants of the region.
]

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cuttings of half-ripe wood
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