Spondias pinnata (L.f.) Kurz (= Spondias magifera Willd.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 6

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scientific name

Spondias pinnata (L.f.) Kurz (= Spondias magifera Willd.)
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Spondias pinnata (L.f.) Kurz (= Spondias magifera Willd.) 

Names.

Myanmar: bwe-baung, ding-kok, gwe, hpunnam-makawk, mai-kawk, mai-mak-kawk. English: hog plum, wild mango.

Range.

Thought probably native to Indonesia and the Philippines; found in China, sub-Himalayan tract from Chenab eastwards; widely cultivated and naturalized in Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia (peninsular), Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Reported from Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark: Used for dysentery. Fruit: Used as antiscorbutic; considered a remedy for dyspepsia.

Notes.

The medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991) as follows: The bark is used for stomachache and as a refrigerant; the fruit as an astringent, antiscorbutic, and for bilious dyspepsia; and the root for regulating menstruation. Perry (1980) also discusses the medicinal uses of this species in Indo-China, the Malay Peninsula, and Indonesia.

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).