Flemingia chappar Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 84

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

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scientific name

Flemingia chappar Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.
status

 

Flemingia chappar Buch.-Ham. ex Benth. 

Names.

Myanmar: bahon, gyo-pan, kyabahon, se-laik-pya.

Range.

Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, and Thailand.Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Uses.

Root: Used as a sedative and analgesic.

Notes.

This species has been studied for its anti-cancer and antiviral activities ( Rastogi and Dhawan 1990). Rao (1990) has reviewed root flavonoids, including those of this species, as a source of pharmaceuticals. Adityachaudhury and Gupta (1973) have found a new pterocarpan and coumestan in the roots of F. chappar  . They briefly discuss the antimicrobial activies and biosynthetic pathways of these compounds.

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Flemingia