Ipomoea hederifolia L. (= Ipomoea coccinea L.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 55

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

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scientific name

Ipomoea hederifolia L. (= Ipomoea coccinea L.)
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Ipomoea hederifolia L. (= Ipomoea coccinea L.) 

Names.

Myanmar: mat-lay. English: red morning-glory, star ipomoea.

Range.

Native range the Americas. In Myanmar, found in Yangon.

Use.

Root: Sternutative.

Notes.

In India the root is a sternutatory ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). In the Philippines an infusion of the species is used to treat certain bowl irregularities; it is also used as a vermifuge and febrifuge ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Ipomoea