Grewia asiatica L.

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

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Grewia asiatica L.
status

 

Grewia asiatica L. 

Names.

English: falsa, phalsa.

Range.

Native to southern India. Now widely cultivated in tropical countries. Reported from Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark: Demulcent. Leaf: Used as an application for eruptions. Root: Used for medicinal purposes. Fruit: Astringent.

Note.

In India the bark is demulcent; the leaf is put on eruptions; the fruit is astringent, cooling, and stomachic; and the root-bark is used for rheumatism ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Grewia