Terminalia tomentosa Wight & Arn.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 52

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

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scientific name

Terminalia tomentosa Wight & Arn.
status

 

Terminalia tomentosa Wight & Arn. 

Names.

Myanmar: dap, mai-hok-hpa, merokwa, paung, taukkyan, tauk-kyant. English: beddome.

Range.

India, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar. Widespread in Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark: Used to treat diarrhea; also as an astringent, diuretic, and cardiotonic.

Note.

Perry (1980) notes that this is one of the less medicinally useful species in the genus and lists the uses of six other members of the genus in East and Southeast Asian countries.

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Terminalia