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 describes the structure, composition and regeneration of tree species in undis According to Ayurveda, the bark is useful in treatment of piles, skin diseases and biliousness. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. May be referred to as or include habit, holarruena as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. The floss from the seeds is used for stuffing pillows.

Holarrhena malaccensis Wight, Ic. The present study provides a taxonomic account of the angiosperms of Sonbhadra District in Uttar Pr Triacanthine also has hypotensive activity, but is also cardiotonic, antispasmodic and a respiratory analeptic. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Best supported hokarrhena Google Chrome, Firefox 3.

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The flowers appear shortly after the leaves; the flowering period is short. Ecorce de conessie Fr. Can also include hypotheses of paedomorphy or neoteny, etc. Air drying as log reduces surface cracking, whereas kiln drying improves the colour of the timber and reduces liability to insect attack.

Antibacterial steroid alkaloids from the stem bark of Holarrhena pubescens. Weeding, periodic pubescenw and loosening of soil are beneficial. Flowers bisexual, creamy-white, slightly fragrant, in terminal and axillary corymbose cymes, appear along with new leaves; calyx lobes 5, 2. 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.


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Citation in web searches. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. Seedling with epigeal germination; cotyledons 2—3 mm long. The flowers are beautiful with oblong petals which are rounded at the tip, and remind one of frangipani.

Wrightia tomentosa, a substitute for Holarrhena antidysenterica. The timber seasons well and develops few end splits and surface cracks with little tendency to warping, but is liable to damage by insects. May also be referred to include anatomy. Oppositely arranges, ovate, obtusely acuminate leaves are cm long. It is also taken as an abortifacient and aphrodisiac. As far as is known, Holarrhena pubescens is not cultivated on a large scale.

It also showed antimicrobial activity against enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli strains. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Most of the alkaloids of the stem bark and root bark are steroid alkaloids derived from conanine or the closely related conamine, which also occur in other Holarrhena species.

In India the bark and leaves are externally applied to cure scabies, boils, ulcers and haemorrhoids. Holarrhena pubescens coppices well and can survive bush fires by producing sucker shoots from burned-down stumps. Moist deciduous and dry deciduous forests, also in the plains. Different extracts of Holarrhena pubescens seed or bark showed significant antibacterial and antifungal activities against a wide range of human pathogens, including several antibiotic-resistant strains.

Holarrhena pubescens Holarrhena pubescens x – 91k flickr. Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. Bark and seed are traditionally used to treat malaria. Antibacterial effect of conessine, an pubescend from Holarrhena antidysenterica, against enteropathogenic Escherichia coli.


Describes the likelihood of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future. For ornamental purposes shrubs are pruned to improve their appearance.

White flowers appear in corymb-like cymes, cm across, at the end of branches. Propagation Techniques Direct sowing of seeds. Common Dryland Trees of Karnataka: If the taxon is in the ecological puubescens of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation or other defined zone, or habitat type, and found only there; organisms that are indigenous to a place hollarrhena not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.

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Eriolaena lushingtonii is an endemic and threatened medium-sized deciduous tree species. The leaves contain 1—1. 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.

In southern Africa an infusion of the powdered root is taken to treat constipation, asthma, abdominal pains and infertility. Fruit of 2 terete elongated follicular mericarps connected at the tip and then free, 25 x 1 cm; seeds 8 mm, oblong, with tuft of silky brown hairs at the pubesceens.

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