Grewia hirsuta Vahl

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 112

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Grewia hirsuta Vahl
status

 

Grewia hirsuta Vahl 

Names.

Myanmar: kyet-tayaw, tayaw. English: hairy indigo.

Range.

China, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Mandalay, and Shan.

Use.

Root: Used for medicinal purposes (exact uses not given in Perry 1980).

Note.

Duke (2009) lists the following medicinal uses as given for this species: Treatment of diarrhea, dysentery, and wounds; also a suppuative.

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Grewia