Hiptage benghalensis (L.) Kurz

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 110

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scientific name

Hiptage benghalensis (L.) Kurz
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Hiptage benghalensis (L.) Kurz 

Names.

Myanmar: bein-nwe, nwe-nathan-gwin. English: hiptage.

Range.

Sri Lanka, southeastern Asia, Philippine Islands, Taiwan. From Myanmar to Timor. Cultivated in the tropics.

Uses.

Bark: A bitter. Leaf: Used as a remedy for skin diseases.

Notes.

In Indonesia the pounded bark is applied to fresh wounds ( Perry 1980).

The medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991).

A glycoside-like substance, hiptagin, has been found in this species ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Hiptage