Ixora coccinea L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 149

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

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scientific name

Ixora coccinea L.
status

 

Ixora coccinea L. 

Names.

Myanmar: pan-thawka, pan-zayeik, pon-na-yeik. English: flame-of-the-woods, jungle flame ixora, jungle geranium, scarlet ixora.

Range.

South India. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Uses.

Root: Used as an appetizer and stomachic.

Note.

In India the root is used as a stomachic, for acute dysentery, loss of appetite, chronic ulcers, and applied on sores; the flower is used for dysentery, catarrhal bronchitis, and leucorrhea ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Ixora