Saraca indica L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 88

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

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scientific name

Saraca indica L.
status

 

Saraca indica L. 

Names.

Myanmar: thawka, thawka-po. English: asoka tree, sorrowless tree.

Range.

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malaya. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark: Used as anthelmintic and astringent. It is also used to treat menorrhagia.

Notes.

Medicinal use of the species in East and Southeast Asia are discussed in Perry (1980).

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Saraca