Careya arborea Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 105

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D6DB600C-06C4-BE05-5325-F9D5B1DC29B7

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scientific name

Careya arborea Roxb.
status

 

Careya arborea Roxb. 

Names.

Myanmar: bambwe, hou-no, mai-pinngo, sangawn-gmawt, thelaw. English: patana oak, slow match tree, tummy wood.

Range.

Myanmar to the Malay Peninsula. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark: Used to treat snakebite. Leaf: Used to treat ulcers.

Notes.

In India the bark is used for snakebite; the flower for prolapsus ani and fistula ani, also in preparations for cold and cough ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). In Indo-China the bark is an ingredient in an emollient embrocation utilized as an antipyretic and antipruritic during the eruption of smallpox and chickenpox ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Careya