Ventilago denticulata Willd. (= V. calyculata Tul.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 146

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

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scientific name

Ventilago denticulata Willd. (= V. calyculata Tul.)
status

 

Ventilago denticulata Willd. (= V. calyculata Tul.) 

Names.

Myanmar: tayaw-nyo. Chinese: mao guo yi he guo.

Range.

China, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Use.

Root: A paste made with the root is applied to promote granulation of wounds.

Notes.

Seeds of this species were analyzed and found to contain protein, reducing sugars (as glucose), 40% fixed oil (oleic acid a major constituent; others included palmitic, linolenic, linoleic, lauric, stearic, and small amounts of caprylic acids), sterols, glycosides, and free acids. The unsaponfiable matter contained B-amyrin and lupeol as well as traces of two unidentified hydrocarbons ( Grover and Rao 1981).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Ventilago