Albizia odoratissima (L.f.) Benth.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 78

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Albizia odoratissima (L.f.) Benth.
status

 

Albizia odoratissima (L.f.) Benth. 

Names.

Myanmar: mai-kying-lwai, mai-tawn, meik-kye, taung-magyi, thit-magyi. English: Ceylon rosewood.

Range.

Sri Lanka and India to Thailand. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark: Considered a remedy for ulcers; Leaf: Used to treat coughs.

Notes.

In India the bark, externally applied, is considered a good remedy for leprosy and for persistent ulcers; the leaf is applied as a poultice for ulcers ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

The bark is rich in tannin ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Albizia