Grewia nervosa (Lour.) Panigrahi (= G. microcos L.)

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

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

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scientific name

Grewia nervosa (Lour.) Panigrahi (= G. microcos L.)
status

 

Grewia nervosa (Lour.) Panigrahi (= G. microcos L.) 

Names.

Myanmar: myat-ya, mya-yar, myin-kahpan, ye-mya-yar. English: microcos.

Range.

China, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. In Myanmar, found in Ayeyarwady, Bago, Mandalay, Mon, Taninthayi, and Yangon.

Uses.

Whole plant: Used for skin diseases and indigestion.

Note.

In India the whole plant is used for syphilitic ulcers and eczema, and the leaf is narcotic ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Grewia