Lannea coromandelica (Houtt.) Merr. (= Lannea grandis Engl.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 6

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scientific name

Lannea coromandelica (Houtt.) Merr. (= Lannea grandis Engl.)
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Lannea coromandelica (Houtt.) Merr. (= Lannea grandis Engl.) 

Names.

Myanmar: latang, laupe, mai-hkam, nabe, taung-gwe, zun-burr. English: jail, jhingam, jhingam poma, moi, monia, poma, wodier.

Range.

Sub-Himalayan tract to India, Myanmar, Assam, Sri Lanka, and the Andaman Islands; cultivated elsewhere in continental Southeast Asia. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Kayin, Mandalay, Rakhine, Shan, Taninthayi, and Yangon.

Uses.

Bark, Gum: Used as an astringent. Leaf, Juice: Used for local swellings and body pain.

Notes.

Reported medicinal uses of the species include: Antidote and astringent; for bruises, carbuncles, sores, swelling, and wounds; also for cholera, convulsion, diarrhea, dysentery, elephantiasis, hematuria; and rinderpest ( Duke 2009).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).