Neolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser (= Anthocephalus cadamba (Roxb.) Miq.; Anthocephalus morindifolius Korth.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 150

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

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scientific name

Neolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser (= Anthocephalus cadamba (Roxb.) Miq.; Anthocephalus morindifolius Korth.)
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Neolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser (= Anthocephalus cadamba (Roxb.) Miq.; Anthocephalus morindifolius Korth.) 

Names.

Myanmar: hkala-shwang, lash-awng, ma-u, ma-u-let-tan-she, mau-phyu, prung, ye-ma-u, yema-u. English: burrflower tree, cadamba, kadam tree, laran.

Range.

India to Indo-China south to New Guinea. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, and Yangon.

Uses.

Bark: A febrifuge. Leaf: An ingredient of a gargle.

Notes.

In Indo-China the bark is tonic and bechic; on the Malay Peninsula a leaf-poultice or an oiled, heated leaf is applied to the chest or abdomen to treat fever or malaria ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).