Xylia xylocarpa (Roxb.) Taub. (= X. dolabriformis Benth.)

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

Xylia xylocarpa (Roxb.) Taub. (= X. dolabriformis Benth.)
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Xylia xylocarpa (Roxb.) Taub. (= X. dolabriformis Benth.) 

Names.

Myanmar: hpat, mai-salan, pkhay, praing, pran, prway, pyin, pyinkado. English: Burmese ironwood, irul.

Range.

Native to Bangladesh, Cambodia, eastern India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Introduced into Africa, Philippines, Singapore. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark: Used as an astringent. Seed: Oil used to treat rheumatism.

Notes.

In India the bark is used to treat gonorrhea, diarrhea, stop vomiting, and as a vermifuge ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Xylia