Vallaris solanacea (Roth) Kuntze

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 16

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

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scientific name

Vallaris solanacea (Roth) Kuntze
status

 

Vallaris solanacea (Roth) Kuntze 

Names.

Myanmar: khinbok, nabu-nwe. English: bread flower.

Range.

India and Sri Lanka. In Myanmar, found is Bago, Kachin, Mandalay, and Yangon.

Use.

Juice: Applied to sores.

Notes.

In India the bitter bark is employed as an astringent; the latex, an irritant, is applied on wounds and sores ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). In Indo-China the bark is used as a febrifuge ( Perry 1980).

The plant has been found to contain cardiotonic glycosides ( Perry 1980).

References.

Perry (1980), Forest Department (1999).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Vallaris