Diospyros mollis Griff.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 64

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

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scientific name

Diospyros mollis Griff.
status

 

Diospyros mollis Griff. 

Name.

Myanmar: te.

Range.

Myanmar and Thailand. In Myanmar, found in Bago and Mandalay.

Use.

Fruit: The fresh fruit, or an extract of the fruit is used as an anthelmintic.

Notes.

Perry (1980) discuses the uses of the fruit in Thailand and Indo-China, and the seed in Cambodia.

Reported chemical constituents of this species are tannins, sterols, organic acids, aphrogenic principle, invertine, emulsine, a hydroquinonic principle, and diospyroquinone. The vermicidal property of the fruit is due to the presence of diospyroquinone ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Diospyros