Rhizophora mucronata Lam.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 148

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Rhizophora mucronata Lam.
status

 

Rhizophora mucronata Lam. 

Names.

Myanmar: baing-daung, byu-chidauk, payon-ama, pyu.English: mangrove.

Range.

Along coasts of the Old World tropics. In Myanmar, found in Ayeyarwady and Taninthayi.

Conservation status.

Least Concern [LC] ( IUCN 2017).

Use.

Bark: Used to treat hematuria.

Notes.

In China and Japan a decoction of the bark is antidiarrheic; in Indo-China the root is antihemorrhagic, as is the bark (the latter is also a treatment for angina); on the Malay Peninsula a decoction of old leaves is given at childbirth, also of bark, at the same time giving a little of the decoction of the root to the child ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Rhizophora