Cordia dichotoma G.Forst.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 36-37

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

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scientific name

Cordia dichotoma G.Forst.
status

 

Cordia dichotoma G.Forst. 

Names.

Myanmar: hpak-mong, kal, kasondeh, thanat, thanut, tun-paw-man. English: Sebastian tree.

Range.

Southern China, Taiwan south to northeastern Australia and New Caledonia. In Myanmar, found in Mandalay, Shan, and Yangon.

Uses.

Fruit: Cooling, anthelmintic, diuretic, purgative, and expectorant. Bark: Used to treat catarrh.

Notes.

The medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991) as follows: The leaf is used for cough, cold, fever, and ulcers; the fruit as an expectorant, and for stomachache, lung and urinary disease. Perry (1980) discusses the medicinal uses of the species in China, Hainan, Indo-China, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Cordia