Balsam Plant

Description Impatiens balsamina L. is an annual, erect, succulent plant, which is about 30-90 cm tall. Leaves are simple, alternate, 15 cm long, serrated and arranged spirally. Flowers are white, pink, purple or variegated and usually in leaf axils. Fruits are capsular, tomentose and contain several seeds. 1-5 Phytoconstituents Impatienol, pelargonidine, delphinidine, cyanidine, balsaminones A and B, hosenkosides F-O and others. 4,6-10 Traditional Medicinal Uses A lotion of fresh leaves is used...

Asplenium nidus L

A Guide to Medicinal Plants. Singapore Science Centre Publication Singapore. 2. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 taxon.pl 5590 3. Imperato, F. 1987. Chemistry & Industry 14 487. 4. Perry, L. M. 1980. Medicinal plants of East and Southeast Asia Attributed properties and uses. The MIT Press Cambridge, Massachusetts and London. 5. Bourdy, G. and Walter, A. 1992. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 37 179-196. 6. Bourdy, G., Francois, C., Andary, C. and Boucard, M. 1996. Journal...

Melaleuca cajuputi Roxb

The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 2. Wee, Y. C. 1992. A Guide to Medicinal Plants. Singapore Science Centre Publication Singapore. 3. Wee, Y. C. and Corlett, R. 1986. The City and the Forest Plant Life in Urban Singapore. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 4. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 taxon.pl 23778 5. Li, T. S. C. 2000. Medicinal Plants. Culture,...

Rose Myrtle

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa plants Flowers of Rhodomyrtus tomentosa Rhodomyrtus tomentosa plants Flowers of Rhodomyrtus tomentosa Description Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Ait.) Hassk is a bushy shrub with woolly young parts. Leaves are simple, oblong, 4-10 cm, opposites with three main longitudinal veins. Flowers are large, showy and pink, 3-4 cm wide, solitary and auxillary. Berries are oblong, 1-1.25 cm long, dark purple, fleshy and aromatic. 1-3 Origin Native to tropical and temperate Asia. 4...

Kaempferia galanga L

T. W. 1998. The Concise Flora of Singapore volume II Monocotyledons. Singapore University Press Singapore. 2. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 taxon.pl 20916 3. Duke, J. A. and Ayensu, E. S. 1985. Medicinal Plants of China, volume one and two. Reference Publications, Inc. United States of America. 4. Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs. CRC Press Boca Raton, FL. 5. Jenie, U. A. and Sudibyo, R. S. 2000. Majalah Farmasi Indonesia 11 168-173....

Medical Glossary

Abscesses areas with necrotic liquid or pus accumulation aching causing physical pain or distress acne a disorder of the skin caused by inflammation of the skin glands and hair follicles acrodynia a disease of infancy and early childhood marked by pain and swelling in, and pink coloration of, the fingers and toes and by listlessness, irritability, failure to thrive, profuse, perspiration, and sometimes scarlet coloration of the cheeks and tip of the nose AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome...

Nees

Medicinal Plants of the Asia-Pacific Drugs for the future World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore. 2. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 taxon.pl 104887 3. Jain, D. C., Gupta, M. M., Saxena, S. and Kumar, S. 2000. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 22 705-709. 4. Cheung, H. Y., Cheung, C. S. and Kong, C. K. 2001. Journal of Chromatography A 930 171-176. 5. Reddy, M. K., Reddy, M. V., Gunasekar, D., Murthy, M. M., Caux, C. and Bodo, B. 2003....

Ipomoea pescaprae L Sweet

Orders and Families of Malayan Seed Plants. Singapore University Press Singapore. 2. Hsuan, K. 1990. The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 3. Wee, Y. C. 1992. A Guide to Medicinal Plants. Singapore Science Centre Publication Singapore. 4. Wiart, C. 2000. Medicinal plants of Southeast Asia. Pelanduk Publications (M) Sdn Bhd Malaysia. 5. eFloras.org 2008 id 2& taxon_id 200018852 6. Amor-Prats,...

Imperata cylindrica L P Beauv

Medicinal Plants of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Nguyen Van Duong Vietnam. 2. eFloras.org 2008 id 2& taxon_id 200025558 3. Duke, J. A. and Ayensu, E. S. 1985. Medicinal Plants of China, volume one and two. Reference Publications, Inc. United States of America. 4. Goh, S. H., Chuah, C. H., Mok, J. S. L. and Soepadmo, E. 1995. Malaysian Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases. Pelanduk Publications (M) Sdn Bhd Malaysia. 5. Matsunaga, K., Shibuya, M. and...

List of Plants by Scientific Name

Abrus precatorius Adiantum capillus-veneris Andrographis paniculata Ardisia elliptica Areca catechu Asplenium nidus Aster tataricus Azadirachta indica Barringtonia asiatica Barringtonia racemosa Bauhinia purpurea Bixa orellana Calophyllum inophyllum Cananga odorata Capsicum annuum Cassia fistula Catharanthus roseus Celosia argentea Centella asiatica Cerbera odollam Cissus quadrangularis Cocos nucifera Coix lacryma-jobi Crinum asiaticum Cymbopogon citratus Dolichos lablab Elephantopus scaber...

Aster tataricus Lf

Orders and Families of Malayan Seed Plants. Singapore University Press Singapore. 2. Wee, Y. C. and Hsuan, K. 1990. An illustrated Dictionary of Chinese Medicinal Herbs. Times Edition and Eu Yan Seng Holdings Ltd Singapore. 3. eFloras.org 2008 id 1& taxon_id 200023501 4. Ng, T. B., Liu, F., Lu, Y. H., Cheng, C. H. K. and Wang, Z. T. 2003. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C Toxicology & Pharmacology 136 109-115. 5. Schumacher, K. K., Hauze, D. B., Jiang, J. J.,...

List of Plants by Common Name

Akar Putarwali Alang-Alang Ali's Umbrella Allamanda Aloe Annatto Areca Nut Asiatic Pennywort Asthma Weed Balsam Plant Barbados Nut Batang Wali Bawang Tanah Bayhops Beach Barringtonia Beach Morning Glory Beach Vitex Betel Nut Palm Bird's Nest Fern Black Maidenhair Fern Black Nightshade Borneo Mahogany Broad-Leaved Mahogany Bunga Pukul Empat Bunga Raya Bunga Tahi Ayam Butterfly Tree Carry Me Seed Cassava Castor Bean Castor Oil Plant Cekup Manis Chilli Tinospora crispa Imperata cylindrica Eurycoma...

Castor Oil Plant Castor Bean

Fruits of Ricinus communis Ricinus communis plant Fruits of Ricinus communis Ricinus communis plant Description Ricinus communis L. is an erect herb, growing up to 3.6 m high, having pinkish succulent stem and large alternate palmate leaves that are green or reddish brown. Leaves are lobed, consisting of 6-8 radiating leaflets with serrated edges and prominent central veins. Flowers are green, pink or red and inconspicuous, with no petals. The fruits are capsular, with three lobes, prickly and...

Yellow Oleander Trumpet Flower

Thevetia peruviana flower and fruit Thevetia peruviana shrub Thevetia peruviana flower and fruit Thevetia peruviana shrub Description Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) K. Schum. is a shrub, up to 6 m tall. All parts contain highly poisonous milky latex. Leaves are simple, few, exstipulate and spirally arranged. Blade is linear, 7-13 cm by 0.5-1 cm and glossy. Flowers are large, yellow, 5 cm across, gathered in few flowered terminal cymes. Fruits are green, shiny, globose, 4-5.5 cm across with 4 or...

Sweet Leaf Bush Cekup Manis Daun Katuk

Daun Katuk

Leaves of Sauropus androgynus Sauropus androgynus plant Leaves of Sauropus androgynus Sauropus androgynus plant Description Sauropus androgynus (L.) Merr. is a small shrub that can grow up to 3 m tall. Leaf blade is ovate-lanceolate, oblong-lanceolate, or lanceolate, 3-10 cm by 1.5-3.5 cm and thinly papery. Flowers are small and borne in axillary clusters. Mature fruit is about 5 cm wide. Young branches and leaves are used as vegetable. 1,2 Origin Native to China and tropical Asia. 3...

Plantago major L

Orders and Families of Malayan Seed Plants. Singapore University Press Singapore. 2. eFloras.org 2008 id 5& taxon_id 200022050 3. Wee, Y. C. and Hsuan, K. 1990. An illustrated Dictionary of Chinese Medicinal Herbs. Times Edition and Eu Yan Seng Holdings Ltd Singapore. 4. Ringbom, T., Segura, L., Noreen, Y., Perera, P. and Bohlin, L. 1998. Journal of Natural Products 61 1212-1215. 5. Foster, S. and Hobbs, C. 2002. A Field Guide to Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs. Houghton...

Hibiscus mutabilis L

Orders and Families of Malayan Seed Plants. Singapore University Press Singapore. 2. Hsuan, K. 1990. The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 3. Wee, Y. C. and Hsuan, K. 1990. An illustrated Dictionary of Chinese Medicinal Herbs. Times Edition and Eu Yan Seng Holdings Ltd Singapore. 4. eFloras.org 2008 id 2& taxon_id 200013711 5. Duke, J. A. and Ayensu, E. S. 1985. Medicinal Plants of China,...

Vitex rotundifolia L f Verbenaceae Round Leaf Chastetree Beach Vitex

Vitex rotundifolia leaves Vitex rotundifolia tree Vitex rotundifolia leaves Vitex rotundifolia tree Description Vitex rotundifolia L. f. is an evergreen woody tree, densely covered with short hairs. Leaves are opposite, simple, ovate, broadly oblong-elliptic, 2-5 cm long by 1.5-3 cm wide, rounded or abruptly acute at the base. Inflorescence panicles are at the terminal, densely flowered, 4-7 cm long with purple corolla. Fruits are globose, 5-7 mm. 1 Origin Native to Temperate and Tropical Asia,...

Mangifera indica L Anacardiaceae Mango Mangga

Mangifera indica tree Fruits of Mangifera indica Mangifera indica tree Fruits of Mangifera indica Description Mangifera indica L. is a fruit tree which grows up to 8 m high. Bark is grey and fissured. Leaves are simple, 12-30 cm by 4-9 cm, narrowly elliptic, pointed, and slightly leathery with wavy edges. Flowers are very small, greenish-yellow or white, fragrant and arranged in panicles. The fruit is kidney-shaped and the yellow to orange flesh is edible. Seed is elongated, fibrous and...

Melaleuca cajuputi Roxb Myrtaceae Gelam Paperbark Tree Kayu Puteh

Melaleuca cajuputi flowers Melaleuca cajuputi tree Melaleuca cajuputi flowers Melaleuca cajuputi tree Description Melaleuca cajuputi Roxb. is a medium sized tree with an often twisted trunk when the tree is very old. Bark is light brown, flaky and peeling. Leaves are simple, slightly curved, with 5-7 longitudinal veins. Flowers are white and borne in dense spikes. Seeds are borne in a capsule. 1-3 Origin Native to tropical Asia and Australasia. 4 Phytoconstituents Cajeputol, cineole, -pinene,...

Manihot esculenta Crantz

The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 2. eFloras.org 2008 id 2& taxon_id 200012596 3. Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs. CRC Press Boca Raton, FL. 4. Sumner J. 2000. The Natural History of Medicinal Plants. Timber Press, Portland. 5. Jain, S. K. and DeFilipps, R. A. 1991. Medicinal Plants of India, volume one and two. Reference Publications Inc. United States of America. 6....

Jemerlang Laut Yellow Flame Yellow Flamboyant

Medicine Plant Useful For Infertility

Peltophorum pterocarpum flowers Fruits of Peltophorum pterocarpum Peltophorum pterocarpum flowers Fruits of Peltophorum pterocarpum Description Peltophorum pterocarpum Backer ex K. Heyne is a large tree with dome-shaped crown that can grow up to 24 m tall. The main rachis are 15-30 cm long and the pinnae are 6-20 paired with each pinna having 20-30 pairs of oblong leaflets. Flowers are yellow and in large bunches. The tree bears pods which are oblong, 5-10 cm long, flat and thin. 1-3 Origin...

Piper nigrum L

A guide to MediCinal Plants of Asian origin and Culture. CPL Press United States of AmeriCa. 2. eFloras.org 2008 id 2& taxon_id 200005581 3. Fleming, T. (Ed.). 2000. PDR for Herbal MediCines, 2nd edition. MediCal EConomiCs Company New Jersey. 4. Duke, J. A. and Ayensu, E. S. 1985. MediCinal Plants of China, volume one and two. ReferenCe PubliCations, InC. United States of AmeriCa. 5. Siddiqui, B. S., Gulzar, T. and Begum, S. 2002. Heterocycles 57 1653-1658. 6....

Azadirachta indica A Juss

A guide to Medicinal Plants of Asian origin and culture. CPL Press United States of America. 2. Hsuan, K. 1990. The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 3. Sumner J. 2000. The Natural History of Medicinal Plants. Timber Press, Portland. 4. eFloras.org 2008 id 5& taxon_id 220001427 5. Siddiqui, B. S., Afshan, F. and Faizi, S. 2001. Tetrahedron 57 10281-10286. 6. Siddiqui, B. S., Afshan,...

Ipomoea pescaprae L Sweet Convolvulaceae Beach Morning Glory Goats Foot Creeper Bayhops

Ipomoea pes-caprae plants Ipomoea pes-caprae flower Ipomoea pes-caprae plants Ipomoea pes-caprae flower Description Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) Sweet is a seaside trailing herb. The stems are long and the roots are found at the nodes. Leaves are simple, ovate, quadrangular or rounded, 2.5 cm by 10 cm, with slender petioles. Cymes are 1-3 flowered the 5 sepals are ovate and blunt. The flower funnel is about 3-5 cm long. The plant bears dehiscent capsules (1.2 cm) containing hairy seeds that break up...

Nerium oleander L Apocynaceae Oleander

Branch Point Helix

Flowers of Nerium oleander Nerium oleander shrub Flowers of Nerium oleander Nerium oleander shrub Description Nerium oleander L. is a small shrub up to 2 m high. Leaves are very narrowly elliptic, 5-21 by 1-3.5 cm, dark green, without stipules, leathery and arranged in whorls of three. Flowers are showy and fragrant. Sepals are narrowly triangular to narrowly ovate, 3-10 mm. Corolla is purplish red, pink, white, salmon, or yellow. Fruits consist of cylindrical follicles, 12-23 cm. Seeds are...

Catharanthus roseus L G

T. W. 1998. The Concise Flora of Singapore volume II Monocotyledons. Singapore University Press Singapore. 2. Wiart, C. 2006. Medicinal Plants of the Asia-Pacific Drugs for the future World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore. 3. eFloras.org 2008 id 2& taxon_id 200018366 4. Chan, G. L., Chang, S., Chow, K. K. G., Goh, K. L. H. and Hoo, K. 1998. A Guide to Toxic Plants of Singapore. Singapore Science Centre Publication Singapore. 5. Goh, S. H.,...

Ruta graveolens L Rutaceae Herb of Grace Common

Ruta graveolens herb Ruta graveolens leaves Ruta graveolens herb Ruta graveolens leaves Description Ruta graveolens L. is a glabrous herb with stem that can grow up to 14-45 cm. Lower leaves are more or less long-petiolate with ultimate segments 2-9 mm wide, lanceolate to narrowly oblong. Inflorescence is rather lax pedicels are as long as or longer than the capsule bracts are lanceolate, leaf-like. Sepals are lanceolate and acute. Petals are oblong-ovate, denticulate and undulate. Capsule is...

Imperata cylindrica L P Beauv Gramineae Lalang Alangalang Speargrass

Imperata Cylindrica Tender Inflorescence

Inflorescences of Imperata cylindrica Imperata cylindrica fruits Inflorescences of Imperata cylindrica Imperata cylindrica fruits Description Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv. is a perennial erect grass about 0.6-1.5 m tall. Leaf blades are linear to lanceolate, long, 0.5-1 cm by 15-30 cm, narrow, with sharp margins and prominent nerves. Inflorescences are white and fluffy. Rhizome is hard, coriaceous and deep within the soil. 1 Origin Native to China and Africa but this widespread weed can be...

Aloe vera Mill

Orders and Families of Malayan Seed Plants. Singapore University Press Singapore. 2. Wee, Y. C. 1992. A Guide to Medicinal Plants. Singapore Science Centre Publication Singapore. 3. eFloras.org 2008 id 1& taxon_id 200027555 4. van Wyk, B. E. and Wink, M. 2004. Medicinal plants of the world an illustrated scientific guide to important medicinal plants and their uses. Timber Press Portland. 5. Goh, S. H., Chuah, C. H., Mok, J. S. L. and Soepadmo, E. 1995. Malaysian Medicinal...

Euphorbia hirta L Euphorbiaceae Asthma Weed

Genital Lesion Lasting Weeks

Description Euphorbia hirta L. is an annual herb, which can grow up to 30 cm tall, and branched near the base. Leaves are elliptic-oblong, 2-3 cm by 0.8-1.5 cm. Inflorescence is small, in axillary dense clusters, each with one female flower and 4-5 male flowers inside. 1 Phytoconstituents Euphorbon, euphosterol, camphol, leucocyanidol, xan-thorhamnin, taraxerol, taraxerone, myricitrin, euphorbianin and others. 3-6 Traditional Medicinal Uses The whole plant is decocted for athlete's foot,...

Lonicera japonica Thunb

The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 2. eFloras.org 2008 id 5& taxon_id 200022324 3. Wiart, C. 2000. Medicinal plants of Southeast Asia. Pelanduk Publications (M) Sdn Bhd Malaysia. 4. Machida, K., Sasaki, H., Iijima, T. and Kikuchi, M. 2002. Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin (Tokyo) 50 10411044. 5. Kwak, W. J., Han, C. K., Chang, H. W., Kim, H. P., Kang, S. S. and Son, K. H. 2003....

Phyllanthus amarus Schum Thonn

EFloras.org 2008 id 2& taxon_id 242337368 2. Palaniswamy, U. R. 2003. A guide to Medicinal Plants of Asian origin and culture. CPL Press United States of America. 3. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 taxon.pl 401814 4. Ahmad, B. and Alam, T. 2003. Indian Journal of Chemistry, Section B Organic Chemistry Including Medicinal Chemistry 42B 17861790. 5. Wee, Y. C. 1992. A Guide to Medicinal Plants. Singapore Science Centre Publication Singapore. 6. Foo, L. Y. 1993. Phytochemistry 33...

Eurycoma longifolia Jack Simaroubaceae Tongkat Ali Alis Umbrella Pasak Bumi

Eurycoma Longifolia Flowers

Eurycoma longifolia fruits Eurycoma longifolia tree Eurycoma longifolia fruits Eurycoma longifolia tree Description Eurycoma longifolia Jack is a small tree with compound leaves on branches that can grow up to 1 m long. The numerous leaflets are opposite or subopposite, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 5-20 cm by 1.5-6 cm, with smooth margins. Flowers are tiny, reddish, unisexual and are densely arranged. The drupes are ovoid with a distinct ridge, 1-2 cm by 0.5-1.2 cm and they turn dark reddish...

Abrus precatorius L

The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 2. Nguyen V. D. 1993. Medicinal Plants of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Nguyen Van Duong Vietnam. 3. Wee, Y. C. and Hsuan, K. 1990. An illustrated Dictionary of Chinese Medicinal Herbs. Times Edition and Eu Yan Seng Holdings Ltd Singapore. 4. eFloras.org 2008 id 5 amp taxon_id 200011844 5. Duke, J. A. and Ayensu, E. S. 1985. Medicinal Plants of China, volume...

Calophyllum inophyllum L

Medicinal Plants of the Asia-Pacific Drugs for the future World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore. 2. Hsuan, K. 1990. The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 3. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 taxon.pl 8631 4. Govindachari, T. R. and Viswanathan, B. R. P. N., Ramadas, R. U. and Srinivasan, M. 1967. Tetrahedron 23 1901-1910. 5. Kawazu, K., Ohigashi, H. and Mitsui, T. 1968....

Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn

The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 2. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 taxon.pl 25110 3. Fleming, T. Ed. . 2000. PDR for Herbal Medicines, 2nd edition. Medical Economics Company New Jersey. 4. Saeed, A., Omer, E. and Hashem, A. 1993. Bulletin of the Faculty of Pharmacy Cairo University 31 347-351. 5. Ohkoshi, E., Miyazaki, H., Shindo, K., Watanabe, H., Yoshida, A. and Yajima, H. 2007....

Plantago major L Plantaginaceae Common Plantain Whitemans Foot Daun Sejumbok

Description Plantago major L. is a small perennial herb. Leaves are nearly all basal, exstipulate, lanceolate to ovate, 5-20 cm long and rosette. Flowers are small, white, in dense spike-like inflorescence. Sepals are broadly elliptic, oblong to rounded obtuse or subacute and corolla are greenish or yellowish, with four lobed and imbricate. Seeds are dull black and endospermous. 1,2 Origin It is found in Europe, Northern and Central Asia, and introduced all over the world. 2 Phytoconstituents...

Punica granatum L

Orders and Families of Malayan Seed Plants. Singapore University Press Singapore. 2. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 http www.ars-grin.gov cgi-bin npgs html taxon.pl 30372 3. Duke, J. A. and Ayensu, E. S. 1985. Medicinal Plants of China, volume one and two. Reference Publications, Inc. United States of America. 4. Goh, S. H., Chuah, C. H., Mok, J. S. L. and Soepadmo, E. 1995. Malaysian Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases. Pelanduk Publications M...

Scarlet Wisteria Tree Red Wisteria Daun Turi

Daun Solanum Nigrum

Fruit of Sesbania grandiflora Sesbania grandiflora tree Fruit of Sesbania grandiflora Sesbania grandiflora tree Description Sesbania grandiflora Pers. is a tree that can grow to 8-10 m in height. The compound leaves are about 30 cm long with 12 to 20 pairs of rounded, narrow, oblong leaflets, 3-4 cm by 1 cm. Flowers are 5-10 cm by 3 cm, in pale pink, red, purple or white. The pods are 25-50 cm, slender, and cylindrical with many light brown to red brown seeds. 1 Origin Native to Malesia and...

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Ardisia Elliptica

NfcW JEHSEY LOMDON SINGAPORE - BEIJING SHANGHAI HONGKONG TAIPEI - CHENMA.I World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 5 Toh Tuck Link, Singapore 596224 USA office 27 Warren Street, Suite 401-402, Hackensack, NJ 07601 UK office 57 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9HE British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. A GUIDE TO MEDICINAL PLANTS An Illustrated, Scientific and Medicinal Approach Copyright 2009 by World...

Lantana camara L

The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 2. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 taxon.pl 310628 3. Duke, J. A. and Ayensu, E. S. 1985. Medicinal Plants of China, volume one and two. Reference Publications, Inc. United States of America. 4. Pan, W. D., Li, Y. J., Mai, L. T., Ohtani, K., Kasai, R. and Tanaka, O. 1992. Yao Xue Xue Bao 27 515-521. 5. Pan, W. D., Li, Y. J., Mai, L. T., Ohtani, K....

Eurycoma longifolia Jack

Orders and Families of Malayan Seed Plants. Singapore University Press Singapore. 2. Hsuan, K. 1990. The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 3. Goh, S. H., Chuah, C. H., Mok, J. S. L. and Soepadmo, E. 1995. Malaysian Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases. Pelanduk Publications M Sdn Bhd Malaysia. 4. USDA, ARS GRIN Taxonomy for Plants 2008 taxon.pl 417514 5. Chan, K. L.,...

Barringtonia racemosa L K Spreng

Images Bixin Plant

Barringtonia racemosa fruits Barringtonia racemosa tree Barringtonia racemosa fruits Barringtonia racemosa tree Description Barringtonia racemosa L. K. Spreng is a small tree with large, simple leaves about 20 cm long. Flowers are large with numerous pinkish stamens. The fruit is ellipsoid, green, 8 cm long, and turns red upon maturity. 1,2 Origin Native to Africa, temperate and tropical Asia, Australasia and the Pacific. 3 Phytoconstituents Nasimalun A and B, barringtonin, Ri-barrigenol,...

Morinda citrifolia L Rubiaceae Mengkudu Indian Mulberry Noni

Description Morinda citrifolia L. is a tree that grows up to 9 m. Leaves are simple, large, 10-15 cm by 20-30 cm, decussate and stipulate. Blade is broadly elliptic to obovate, glossy, soft and succulent. Flowers are small, sessile, white, 1.5-2 cm across, terminal and axillary. The fruit is succulent, oval, 5-7 cm across, light greyish green and turns yellow upon maturity. 1-5 Origin Native to tropical and temperate Asia and Australasia. 6 Phytoconstituents Morintrifolins A and B, morindin,...

Morinda citrifolia L

Medicinal Plants of the Asia-Pacific Drugs for the future World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore. 2. Hsuan, K. 1990. The Concise Flora of Singapore, Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press National University of Singapore. 3. Goh, S. H. 1988. Proceedings Malaysian Traditional Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 7-26. Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. 4. Goh, S. H., Chuah, C. H., Mok, J. S. L. and Soepadmo, E. 1995....

Piper nigrum L Piperaceae Pepper Lada

Leaves and fruits of Piper nigrum Piper nigrum herbs Leaves and fruits of Piper nigrum Piper nigrum herbs Description Piper nigrum L. is a perennial woody vine with aerial roots at the stem nodes. Leaves are shiny, broad, alternate and heart-shaped. Flowers are small and white. The fruits are globular berries, about 5 mm in diameter, green when unripe but turn bright red upon maturity and each bears a single seed. 1 Origin Native to Southeast Asia. 2 Phytoconstituents Piperine, sabinene,...

Crinum asiaticum L Amaryllidaceae Crinum Lily Spider Lily Bawang Tanah

How Grow Bawang

Leaf blade of Crinum asiaticum Crinum asiaticum plant Leaf blade of Crinum asiaticum Crinum asiaticum plant Description Crinum asiaticum L. is a bulbous herb with a flowering stalk in the centre of the plant. The leaves are narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, 0.5-1.5 m long, greenish and have a hairy texture. The flowering stem is about 1-1.2 m. Flowers are white, 6-12 in an umbel. Filaments are reddish. The fruit is irregularly globose, 4-5 cm across, with one or a few large green seeds. 1-4...

Pong Pong Tree Indian Suicide Tree Sea Mango

Medicinal Plants Indonesia

Cerbera odollam leaves Cerbera odollam tree Cerbera odollam leaves Cerbera odollam tree Description Cerbera odollam Gaertn. is a medium-sized tree with smooth and grey bark. Leaves are simple, few, without stipules, 12-16 cm by 3-5 cm, arranged in a spiral. The blade is succulent, dark green, glossy and lanceolate. Flowers are white, large and bisexual with a yellow eye in the throat of the corolla tube and arranged in terminal. Fruits are round, waxy surfaced, large, 5-10 cm across, with...