Gouania leptostachya DC.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 146

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

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scientific name

Gouania leptostachya DC.
status

 

Gouania leptostachya DC. 

Names.

Myanmar: pi-khum, tayaw-nyo-nye. English: liane savon.

Range.

China, Bhutan, India, Laos, Malaysia, Mayanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Use.

Leaf: Ingredients in poultices for treating sores.

Notes.

In Indonesia bark with water serves as a wash for the hair and kills vermin in it; pulped root, stem and leaves are applied to treat certain skin complaints ( Perry 1980).

The bark and leaves of this species contain a small amount of alkaloid which has been found to have a tetanizing effect on toads ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Gouania