Adenanthera pavonina L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 77

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

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scientific name

Adenanthera pavonina L.
status

 

Adenanthera pavonina L. 

Names.

Myanmar: mai-chek, ywe, ywe-gyi, ywe-ni. English: bead tree, coral pea, coral wood, red sandalwood.

Range.

Southeastern Asia- primarily in India, southeastern China and Malasia to the Moluccas. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Use.

Seed: Used for poulticing.

Notes.

Perry (1980) discusses the medicinal uses of the species on the Malay Peninsula, in Indonesia, and in the Philippines.

"An alcoholic extract of air-dried leaves showed an alkaloidal substance" ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Adenanthera