Spermacoce hispida L. (= Borreria hispida (L.) K. Schum.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 150

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

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scientific name

Spermacoce hispida L. (= Borreria hispida (L.) K. Schum.)
status

 

Spermacoce hispida L. (= Borreria hispida (L.) K. Schum.) 

Names.

Myanmar: gangala. English: landrina, shaggy button weed.

Range.

China, Hong Kong, Taiwan; Japan- Ryukyu Islands; India; Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand; Malesia. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Mandalay, Magway, and Yangon.

Use.

Root: Alterative (restores to normal health).

Note.

Reported medicinal uses for this species include for earache, eye problems, blindness, ophthalmia, fever, inflammation, dysentery, splenitis, otisis, pimpes, sores, stings, and gingivitis ( Duke 2009).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Spermacoce