Kydia calycina Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 115

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/FA7C8F18-8CFA-7D59-DA62-CD74251A715C

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scientific name

Kydia calycina Roxb.
status

 

Kydia calycina Roxb. 

Names.

Myanmar: baluma-shaw, dwabok, magan, magan-kaja, magap, mickyat, phet-wun-ni, tabo, tayaw-ni. English: kydia.

Range.

Sikkim to Indochina. Also cultivated; propagated by seeds and cuttings. In Myanmar, found in Chin, Kachin, Mandalay, and Yangon.

Use.

Leaf: Included in making an embrocation.

Notes.

The species is used as anodyne, for pain, and as a sialogogue ( Duke 2009). The seed contains the following acids: Lauric, myristic, palmitic, stearic, arachidic, behenic, oleic, linoleic, and cyclopropenoid fatty acid ( Daulatabad et al. 1999).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Kydia