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Useful Tropical Plants

Wendlandia puberula

DC.

Rubiaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

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General Information

Wendlandia puberula is a small tree, growing around 3 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 medicine.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - northern and eastern India (Himalayas), Nepal, Bhutan

Habitat

Open places; at elevations from 700 - 2,000 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

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height3.00 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.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The juice of the bark is applied to cuts and wounds[
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.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cuttings of half-ripe wood
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