Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench (= Hibiscus esculentus L.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 110

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

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scientific name

Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench (= Hibiscus esculentus L.)
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Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench (= Hibiscus esculentus L.) 

Names.

Myanmar: yonbade. English: lady’s finger, wild okra.

Range.

Tropical Asia. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Uses.

Fruit: Used as stomachic and emollient.

Notes.

In India the root is used in a decoction for impotency ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). Indigenous medicinal uses of this species in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) are described by Dagar and Singh (1999). Perry (1980) discusses the medicinal uses of the species in China, Indo-China, and the Philippines.

Medicinal uses of this plant in the Caribbean region, as well as its chemistry, biological activity, toxicity and dosages, are discussed by Germosén-Robineau (1997).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Abelmoschus