Exacum tetragonum Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 94

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

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scientific name

Exacum tetragonum Roxb.
status

 

Exacum tetragonum Roxb. 

Names.

Myanmar: pa-deing-ngo. English: bicolor Persian violet.

Range.

India and China south to New Guinea. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Chin, Kachin, Taninthayi, and Yangon.

Use.

Whole plant: Used in a tonic for fever.

Note.

In India the whole plant is used as a tonic for fevers and as a stomachic ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Exacum