Aglaia cucullata (Roxb.) Pellegr. (= Amoora cucullata Roxb.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 118

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scientific name

Aglaia cucullata (Roxb.) Pellegr. (= Amoora cucullata Roxb.)
status

 

Aglaia cucullata (Roxb.) Pellegr. (= Amoora cucullata Roxb.) 

Names.

Myanmar: myauk-le-sik, thit-ni. English: amoora, Pacific maple.

Range.

Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. In Myanmar, found in Ayeyarwady and Rakhine.

Conservation status.

Data Deficient [DD] ( IUCN 2017).

Uses.

Leaf: Used for inflammation. Seed: Used to treat rheumatism.

Notes.

Potent cytotoxic rocaglamide derivatives have been extracted from the fruits of this species ( Chumkaew et al. 2006). Five compounds were isolated from an extract of the stem bark of A. cucullata  . These included fridelin, stigmasterol, B-sitosterol, betulinic acid, and caffeic acid ( Rahman et al. 2005b).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Aglaia