Hibiscus vitifolius L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 114-115

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

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scientific name

Hibiscus vitifolius L.
status

 

Hibiscus vitifolius L. 

Names.

Myanmar: thin-paung. English: tropical fanleaf, tropical rose mallow.

Range.

Tropical and subtropical regions of Old World. In Myanmar, found in Yangon.

Uses.

Fruit: Used as stomachic and emollient.

Note.

Antiviral activity has been detected utilizing an extract of the plant ( Vijyan et al. 2004).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Hibiscus