The plant is harvest from the wild for local use as a medicine, food and source of fuel. It is grown as an ornamental in gardens, valued especially for its colourful. Familia: Lamiaceae Genus: Callicarpa Species: Callicarpa macrophylla. Name[ edit]. Callicarpa macrophylla Vahl. Beautyberry plant also known as Callicarpa macrophylla is an anthelmintic herb, used in diarrhea, dysentery, rheumatism, rashes, indigestion.

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Callicarpa macrophylla – Wikispecies

The fruits are chewed to treat boils on the tongue[]. It includes published material callicwrpa suggestions from the author or others. Close-up of mactophylla flowers Photograph by: If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[]. Can include ecosystem services.

Remember me Forgot password? The present study was carried out to document the diversity of arborescent angiosperm Inflorescence in corymbs, axillary, dichotomously branched, peduncle cm long, obtusely 4 angular, stellate-pubescent, bracts linear, Flowers bisexual, numerous, fragrant, calyx cupular, weakly 4 lobed, teeth acute, densely stellate-pubescent outside, corolla infundibular, 4 lobed, rose pink, lobes subequal, obovate, corolla tube narrow, about 2 mm long, pubescent, stamens 4 exserted, inserted near the base of corolla, filaments filiform, anthers oblong, ovary superior, globose, 4 lobed, 4 loculed, 1 ovule in each locule, about 0.


Callicarpa macrophylla is a deciduous Shrub growing to 2. An on-line version is also available. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. It can grow in semi-shade light woodland or no shade.

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Stem brown, thin smooth, stem and branches obtusely 4 angular, young parts stellately woolly, glabrous when mature, annulate nodes, internodes cm long, Leaves opposite, simple, lanceolate-elliptic or lanceolate-oblong, x cm across, base acute, margin crenate-serrate except near the base and apex, acuminate at the apex, chartaceous or subcoriaceous, dark green sparsely pubescent on the dorsal side, densely pubescent, grayish-green stellate tomentose beneath, stellate-pubescent along the veins, lateral veins on either side of the midrib, arcuate at margins, impressed above and prominent beneath, petiole slender, robust, canaliculated, about 0.

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It is assumed that this is an essential oil[K]. The white spongy fruit is sweet and succulent when fully ripe[]. French Mulberry Of Western Ghats. A paste made from the roots is used to treat fevers[].

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Cuttings of mature wood of the current season’s growth with a heel[78] taken in early spring[]. For more information about QR Codes click here. Send a request for permission. Not for the casual reader.

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Callicarpa macrophylla

Requires a sunny position or light dappled shade[11, ]. Thu Jul 31 This QR Code is unique to this page.

Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. The juice of the root is used to treat indigestion[]. Mixed forests at elevations of metres in China[].