Olax scandens Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 130

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Olax scandens Roxb.
status

 

Olax scandens Roxb. 

Names.

English: olax, dheniaani (Ayurvedic), rimil-beer (Folk).

Range.

Sri Lanka, India, southeastern Asia, West Malesia.

Uses.

Bark: Used to treat fever.

Note.

The species is used as a laxative ( Burkill 1966); also for anemia and fever ( Duke 2009).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Olax