Parameria laevigata

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Parameria laevigata

Description

Leaves: Inflorescence of axillary and/or terminal cymes often forming a panicle, glabrous to densely and minutely puberulent, 2-16 cm long; Sepals ovate, 0.5-1.3 by 0.4-0.9 mm, 1-2 times as long as wide, apex obtuse to acuminate, puberulent, rarely glabrous, continuous row of colleters at base inside. Stamens inserted at c. 0.2 mm from corolla base which is 0.1 of tube length; Ovaries 0.3-0.6 mm long, 1.5-2 times as long as disk; Fruit distantly torulose, glabrous, 12-32 by 0.4-0.7 cm. Seeds:

Distribution

Andaman Islands present, Asia-Temperate, Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Cambodia (Cambodia present); India present; Jawa (Jawa present); Laos (Laos present); Lesser Sunda Is. present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present); Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present); Sumatera (Sumatera present); Thailand (Thailand present); Vietnam (Vietnam present), Burma present
India (Andaman Islands), Burma, China, Thailand, LaosVietnam, Cambodia; in Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Java, Philippines, Sulawesi, western Lesser Sunda Islands.

Uses

A wide variety of medicinal uses including for use after childbirth, on wounds and as a general tonic.

Citation

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