Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Rausch. (= F. cataphracta Roxb. ex Willd.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 154

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scientific name

Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Rausch. (= F. cataphracta Roxb. ex Willd.)
status

 

Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Rausch. (= F. cataphracta Roxb. ex Willd.) 

Names.

Myanmar: kyetyo-po, mak-kyen, naywe. English: puneala plum.

Range.

Old World tropics. Sub-himalayan foot hill zone in India extending to southeastern Asia, China. “… not known in the wild state, but is cultivated around villages in tropical countries of SE Asia (occasional in Java, Sumatra, Borneo, and Luzon)" ( Perry 1980). In Myanmar found in Mandalay, Taninthayi, and Yangon.

Uses.

Leaf: Used for stomatitis, diaphoretic; Fruit: Used for nausea and biliousness.

Notes.

Medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991) as follows: The bark is used as a prenatal and postnatal treatment for women to purify the blood (with roots of two other plants); the fruit is used for biliousness and liver complaints. Perry (1980) discusses the uses of this species in Indo-China and the Malay Peninsula.

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Flacourtia