Xylocarpus moluccensis (Lam.) M.Roem.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 120

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1A411A22-796B-D254-963B-5718FC41ADD6

treatment provided by

PhytoKeys by Pensoft

scientific name

Xylocarpus moluccensis (Lam.) M.Roem.
status

 

Xylocarpus moluccensis (Lam.) M.Roem. 

Names.

Myanmar: kyana, kyat-nan, pinle-ohn, pinle-on. English: puzzlenut tree.

Range.

Throughout most of Old World tropics to Australia, Fiji, and Tonga.

Conservation status.

Least Concern [LC] ( IUCN 2017).

Uses.

Whole plant: Astringent. Bark: Remedy for dysentery. Fruit and Seed: An antidiarrheic; peels of fruits or seed used as poultice on swellings, and ash of seed applied to itch. Bark and Root: Strong astringent. Root: Used to treat cholera.

Note.

Perry (1980) discusses the uses of this species from Myanmar to the Philippines.

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Xylocarpus