Rondeletia tinctoria Roxb.
Wendlandia floribunda (Craib) Craib
Wendlandia glabrata floribunda Craib
Wendlandia handelii (Cowan) Cowan
Wendlandia orientalis (Cowan) Cowan
Wendlandia photinifolia Pierre ex Pit.
Wendlandia tinctoria is an evergreen shrub or a small tree growing up to 6 metres tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a mordant and a medicine. An elegant plant, wiith large crowded panicles of small white, sweet-scented flowers terminating the branches[
Wendlandia tinctoria 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)[
E. Asia - India, Nepal, Bhutan, southern and eastern China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Dry sparse forests, dense forests, or thickets in valleys, in ravines, or on mountain slopes; at elevations from 200 - 2,800 metres[
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Species in this genus generally succeed in a sunny position and also in partial shade. They grpw best in a fertile, humus-rich soil[
A very variable species, several subspecies are generally recognized[
The bark is employed as an external application to the body to relieve the cramps of cholera[
The bark is largely employed in Bengal and Assam as a mordant in dyeing[
Cuttings of half-ripe wood
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