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Calycopteris floribunda Roxb. A poultice of the leaves has been used in Peninsular Malaysia to treat headache. In Cambodia, the leaves are considered tonic and depurative; a decoction is administered to women after childbirth. In India, the leaves are used as an anthelmintic and to treat colic and dyspepsia. Juice from young twigs is used against diarrhoea and dysentery, and the fruits to treat jaundice.

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Ukshi is found extensively in the low-lying tropical evergreen forests of the Western Ghats , and rarely in Eastern Ghats of coastal Andhra. These are also found in " Kavus " or the Sacred Groves of Kerala. The plant is also grown in central and southern parts of India [1]. It bears grey bark and tenuous branches with thick fluff on the surface.

New branches are hairy and rust coloured. The flowers occur in dense clusters are the end of branches. The bracts of the small flowers are ovoid or oval , with thick fluffs on the surface. Petals are absent and the 10 stamens are arranged in 2 cycles. The fruit inception bears 1 ventricle and 3 pendulous ovules inside.

The sepals are prominent, hairy and green. Ukshi is revered as a life-saver by the forest dwellers who regularly depend on this vine during summer when streams dry up. Sections of the vine store water, which people often use to quench their thirst. The leaves are bitter , astringent , laxative , anthelmintic , depurative , diaphoretic and febrifuge.

They are useful in intestinal worms, colic , leprosy , malarial fever , dysentery , ulcers and vomiting. The fruits are useful in jaundice , ulcers , pruritus and skin diseases. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Taxon identifiers.

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Kurz Calycopteris nutans var. Clarke Getonia floribunda Roxb. Getonia nitida Roth Getonia nutans Roxb. Poivrea sericea Walp. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Calycopteris floribunda. This Myrtales article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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Calycopteris floribunda

Ukshi is found extensively in the low-lying tropical evergreen forests of the Western Ghats , and rarely in Eastern Ghats of coastal Andhra. These are also found in " Kavus " or the Sacred Groves of Kerala. The plant is also grown in central and southern parts of India [1]. It bears grey bark and tenuous branches with thick fluff on the surface. New branches are hairy and rust coloured. The flowers occur in dense clusters are the end of branches. The bracts of the small flowers are ovoid or oval , with thick fluffs on the surface.

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Calycopteris floribunda (Roxb.) Lam.

Tell a friend about this flower! Paper Flower Climber is a large Climbing shrubs; young stem densely brown velvet-hairy. Leaves are x cm, ovate to elliptic, base rounded, tip pointed or tapering-caudate, densely velvet-hairy on both sides, more below, puncatate; leaf-stalk to 1 cm long. Flowers are borne in dense racemes in leaf-axils, crowded in dense panicles at top of branches. Bracts are leafy, 0. Sepal-tube is mm long; sepals 5, up to 5 mm long elliptic cream coloured, velvety, accrescent. Petals are absent.

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