Common name: Indrajao • Assamese: dhulkari, dudkhuri • Bengali: kurchi, কুটজ kutaja • Gujarati: કડવો ઇન્દ્રજવ kadavo indrajav • Hindi: कडवा इंद्रजव. Echites pubescens Buch.-Ham. in Trans. Linn. Soc. (). E. antidysenterica (L.) Roxb. in Flemm. in As. Res. (), partly, as to specimens. Holarrhena pubescens. Photo: Colin Wenham Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. Holarrhena pubescens. Photo: Bart Wursten Garura section of Mazowe River Game.

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The present study provides a taxonomic account of the angiosperms of Sonbhadra District in Uttar Pr Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. A contribution to the leaf anatomy and taxonomy of Apocynaceae in Africa.

Structural and compositional variations in undisturbed and disturbed tropical forests of Bhuban hills The systematic position of the Holarrheninae Apocynaceae. It is a pioneer species that quickly invades open spaces.

Holarrhena comprises 4 species, 2 of which occur in tropical Africa one of these also in Asia and 2 of which are restricted to tropical Asia. Botany, medico-ethnobotany and distribution.

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Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Large shrub with elongated thin branches, wound drips with white sap, flowers, long tubular, white and fragrant. Describes methods, circumstances, and timing of dispersal includes both natal dispersal and interbreeding dispersal. The stem bark is mainly collected from 8—12 year-old trees. Propagation Techniques Direct sowing of seeds. pubscens


Holarrhena pubescens

The wood is popular for turning and carving. The bark extract also holarrhenq antiplasmodial activity. A dye similar to henna is extracted from the leaves, while the wood ash is used as a mordant. A powder prepared from the roots and leaves is administered to stop haemorrhages after childbirth and nose bleeding.

Remember me Forgot password? Echites antidysenterica Roth in Roem. User specific search options User. Antimicrobial evaluation pubescend some medicinal plants for their anti-enteric potential against multi-drug resistant Salmonella typhi.

Pubesfens pubescens 1, tree habit; 2, flowering twig; 3, opened flower; 4, fruit; 5, seed. Holarrhena pubescens sheds its leaves at the end of the dry season and new leaves appear at the beginning of the rainy season. Angiosperm diversity of Sonbhadra District, Uttar Pradesh: Interesting Facts Bark and seed are traditionally used to treat malaria.

It is used to make small articles such as combs, picture frames, carved boxes, toys, spoons, knives, walking sticks and beads, and sometimes for furniture and ploughs. Holarrhena pubescens flowering plant in pot. Efficient plant regeneration in Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall. Inflorescence a seemingly axillary cyme, rather lax, many-flowered; peduncle 1—1. Although slow in action compared with emetine, it is less toxic and can be administered orally. In vitro clonal propagation of Holarrhena antidysenterica L.


It can stand slight shade but develops best in full light and it is drought-hardy. Stem bark, root bark, leaves and seeds are collected for medicinal purposes from the wild.

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Conessine also shows antibacterial and antifungal activities against a range of human pathogens in vitro. Technology Biodiversity in India. The root boiled in milk is applied against snakebites and is used in pubescend treatment of venereal diseases. Weeding, periodic thinning and loosening of soil are beneficial.

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Alkaloids from the bark of Holarrhena pubescens. To enumerate the tree puubescens diversity of tropical forests, 89 belt-transects was laid in diffe Describes growth rates, allometries, parameters known to be predictive, morphometrics. Mededelingen Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen 81—2, Wageningen, Netherlands. The aqueous extract of the fruits exhibited hypoglycaemic effects in rats.

The steroid alkaloids present in the stem bark and root bark have hypotensive activity and are simultaneously local anaesthetic and spasmolytic, but they are also cardiotoxic.