Colebrookea oppositifolia Sm.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 96

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

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scientific name

Colebrookea oppositifolia Sm.
status

 

Colebrookea oppositifolia Sm. 

Names.

Myanmar: chying-htawng-la. English: Indian squirrel tail, opposite-leaf drysophylia.

Range.

China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Thailand. In Myanmar, found in Chin and Kachin.

Uses.

Root: Used to treat epilepsy and as an antiseptic.

Note.

In India the stem is used for cough; the leaf to treat wounds and eye problems ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Colebrookea