Martynia annua L. (= M. diandra Gloxin)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 117

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Martynia annua L. (= M. diandra Gloxin)
status

 

Martynia annua L. (= M. diandra Gloxin) 

Names.

Myanmar: se-kalon. English: devil’s claw, iceplant, tiger’s claw.

Range.

China, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam; native of Central America, introduced and naturalized elsewhere. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Uses.

Fruit: Used in tuberculosis and for inflammation.

Note.

Reported medicinal uses for this species include alexiteric, adenopathy, alopecia, carbuncle, epilepsy, inflammation, scabies, sores, sore throat, and gargle ( Duke 2009).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Martynia