Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw. (= Poinciana pulcherrima L.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 80

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

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scientific name

Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw. (= Poinciana pulcherrima L.)
status

 

Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw. (= Poinciana pulcherrima L.) 

Names.

Myanmar: daung-sok, sein-pan-gale. English: Barbados flower, dwarf poinciana, pride of Barbados.

Range.

Original range variously ascribed to tropical America or tropical Asia.

Uses.

Bark: Used as an astringent. Leaf: Used as a purgative and emmenagogue.

Notes.

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

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Caesalpinia