Malvastrum coromandelianum (L.) Garcke

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 115-116

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

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scientific name

Malvastrum coromandelianum (L.) Garcke
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Malvastrum coromandelianum (L.) Garcke  

Names.

Myanmar: taw-pilaw. English: threelobe false mallow.

Range.

Tropical regions in both Old and New Worlds. In Myanmar, found in Kachin and Sagaing.

Uses.

Whole plant: Used as an expectorant and emollient.

Note.

In India the leaf is used as a salve to both cool and heal inflamed wounds and sores; the flower is used as a diaphoretic and pectoral ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).