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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To maintain vigorous growth, pruning should start as early as 12 months after planting and should be repeated at least once a year. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D.

Holarrhena pubescens may prove useful for the reforestation of deforested land in comparatively dry regions, also because pubescejs is not readily browsed even by goats. Holarrhena pubescens Distribution of Holarrhena pubescens The stem bark of Funtumia africana Benth.

Holarrhena pubescens

Holarrhena pubescens is an important medicinal plant in the tropics. Holarrhena pubescens occurs in dry evergreen to dry deciduous forest, scrub woodland, savanna, or in rocky localities, often near watercourses, up to m altitude.

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Alkaloid production by plant cell suspension culture of Holarrhena antidysenterica: Ecorce de conessie Fr. These substances contain an amino-sugar and uolarrhena some of them, e. The root bark and stem bark are also harvested from cultivated trees.


Conessine was found to possess a wide range of disruptive activities against 4 insect species, and showed potential as a larval growth inhibitor, sterilant and antifeedant in laboratory tests. The flowers appear shortly after the leaves; the flowering period is short.

Population size is holwrrhena under Population Biology, and trends in population sizes are treated under Trends.

Holarrhena pubescens is indigenous in the eastern part of tropical Africa and in tropical Asia from India to Vietnam. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. The flowers are beautiful with oblong petals which are rounded at the tip, and remind one of frangipani.

Apocynaceae Oleander family Synonyms: According to Ayurveda, the bark is useful in treatment of piles, skin diseases and biliousness. Bark,Leaf, Fruit, Seed Food: Ethnobotany of Apocynaceae species in Kenya. Flora of Fergusson College campus, Pune, India: As far as is known, Holarrhena pubescens is not cultivated on a large scale.

Plant Systematics holarrheja Evolution Moist deciduous and dry deciduous forests, also in the plains. Echites antidysenterica Roth in Roem. However, this is the preferred element if an object includes all of these things and details about conservation listings.

Air drying as log reduces surface cracking, whereas kiln drying improves the colour of the timber and reduces liability to insect attack. Tree s pecies d iversity in t ropical f orests of Barak v alley in Assam, India Desc: Mti mweupe, mkwale Sw.


Holarrhena pubescens – Indrajao

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. Many of the pregnane derivatives can be used as a starting material for the partial synthesis of pharmaceutical steroids, such as adrenocortical hormones corticosteroids and sex hormones e. To enumerate the tree species diversity of tropical forests, 89 belt-transects was laid in diffe Holarrhena antidysenterica Roth A.

For ornamental purposes shrubs are pruned to improve their appearance. The bark needs to be freed from attached wood, and is cut into small pieces of 1—6 cm long and 1—7 mm thick.

In India it is used in reclaiming wasteland. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses.

It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. The stem bark is listed in the Pharmacopoeia of India. Phytochemistry of Holarrhena Holqrrhena. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Quina, erva do Malabar Po.