Casuarina equisetifolia L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 44-45

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

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scientific name

Casuarina equisetifolia L.
status

 

Casuarina equisetifolia L. 

Names.

Myanmar: kabwi, pinle-kabwe, pinle-tinyu. English: Australian pine, beefwood, casuarina, common ironwood.

Range.

Tropical Asia to Australia and Oceania. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark: Used to treat chronic diarrhea and dysentery.

Notes.

The medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991). Medicinal uses of this species in China are discussed in Duke and Ayensu (1985).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Casuarina