Spatholobus parviflorus (DC.) Kuntze (= S. roxburghii Benth.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 92

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scientific name

Spatholobus parviflorus (DC.) Kuntze (= S. roxburghii Benth.)
status

 

Spatholobus parviflorus (DC.) Kuntze (= S. roxburghii Benth.) 

Names.

Myanmar: da-ma-nge, labanru, nwe-ni, pauk-nwe, rubanru. Hawaiian: maula, maulu.

Range.

Asia: China; Indian subcontinent, including Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka; Indo-China, including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Magway, Mandalay, Taninthayi, and Yangon.

Conservation status.

Least Concern [LC] ( IUCN 2017).

Use.

Leaf: Used for medicinal purposes (exact uses not given in Perry 1980).

Notes.

In Indonesia two other members of the genus are used medicinally: 1. S. ferrugineus  is drunk to treat colic; and, after childbirth, a decoction of the pounded stem, leaves, or the sap is ingested as a remedy for faulty menstruation and uterine hemorrhage. 2. An infusion of the sap of S. littoralis  is drunk, and the feet are washed with it as a remedy for difficulty in moving the legs ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Spatholobus