Commicarpus chinensis (L.) Heimerl (= Boerhavia repanda Willd.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 129

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

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scientific name

Commicarpus chinensis (L.) Heimerl (= Boerhavia repanda Willd.)
status

 

Commicarpus chinensis (L.) Heimerl (= Boerhavia repanda Willd.) 

Names.

Myanmar: pa-yan-na-war. English: diffuse hogweed, spreading hogweed.

Range.

China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Use.

Root: Used as galactagogue.

Note.

In Indonesia the crushed leaves of the species are smeared onto spots of scabies previously scoured open ( Perry (1980).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Commicarpus