Typhonium trilobatum (L.) Schott

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 18

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

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scientific name

Typhonium trilobatum (L.) Schott
status

 

Typhonium trilobatum (L.) Schott 

Name.

English: Bengal arum.

Range.

Temperate China; tropical Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka; Indo-China; Malaysia. Naturalized elsewhere. In Myanmar, found in Yangon.

Uses.

Root: Acrid tubers applied in poultices as a counter-irritant, and also to destroy maggots in sores on cattle.

Notes.

The medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991) as follows: The root is used to treat snakebite, and is externally applied and orally administered (at the same time);, the root, eaten with bananas, is used to treat stomach complaints; also used as a stimulant, and as a remedy for piles. Perry (1980) gives medicinal uses for the species in Thailand and Indonesia.

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Typhonium