Brugmansia arborea (L.) Steud.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 158

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/98386A51-1A34-E742-74C6-D38B7EE45F64

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scientific name

Brugmansia arborea (L.) Steud.
status

 

Brugmansia arborea (L.) Steud. 

Name.

English: maikoa.

Range.

Andes (3050 - 3655 m), central Ecuador to northern Chile. In its natural range will not grow at low elevations. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Conservation status.

Extinct in the Wild [EW] ( IUCN 2017).

Uses.

Leaf: Used as sedative and antiasthmatic.

Notes.

Duke (2009) reports that this species is used for treating asthma, pain, and tumor; and is used as a suppurative and fumitory; also, as an intoxicant, narcotic, poison, and psychedelic.

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Brugmansia