Callicarpa macrophylla Vahl

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 94

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

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scientific name

Callicarpa macrophylla Vahl
status

 

Callicarpa macrophylla Vahl 

Names.

Myanmar: daung-satpya, kyun-nalin, lahkylk, mai-hpa, mai-put, makpa nakeching, pebok, sigyi, tawngto-nao. English: beautyberry.

Range.

China, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka. Thailand, and Vietnam. In Myanmar, found in Chin, Kachin, Kayin, and Sagaing.

Use.

Bark: Provides a medication for skin disease. Root: Used as a stomachic.

Note.

On the Malay Peninsula the pounded leaves are used to poultice sores and a decoction is drunk to relieve stomachache; in China this species is used by herbalists to treat influenza in infants ( Perry 1980).

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Hydrozoa

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Callicarpa