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Myanmar Medicinal Plant Database

Family: Iridaceae

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Crocus sativus • {koan°-ku-man°}

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Crocus sativus

Family: Iridaceae

Burmese-Myanmar transcript names:
• Agri.Dept.2000 06-0132:  {koan°-ku.man°}
• FAO : NL
• Lè-seik-shin : NL
• KS-TMN : NL
• Nagathein 1-123:  {koan°-ku.man°}
• UHM 17: Gon-ga-man

 

Myanmar-Script Spelling
Official Myanmar Dictionaries :
{koan°-ku.man°} -  -- TravPo-M-Dict 020
{koan°-ku.man°} - n. saffron, Crocus sativus -- Myan-Engl-Dict 024

Hindi:
Sanskrit: {koan-ku.ma.}

English common name used in Myanmar :
• Agri.Dept.2000 06-0132:  Saffron
• FAO : NL
• Lè-seik-shin : NL
• KS-TMN : NL
• Nagathein 1-123:  Saffron
• UHM 17: Saffron, Spanish Saffron, True Saffron

Picture:
• Leader from Nagathein 1-124:

 

Plant identification characters :

• A perennial, low growing bulbous plant with an underground globular corn producing 6-9 sessile leaves surrounded in its lower part by 4 or 5 broad membranous scales. -- UHM

 

Distribution in Myanmar:

• Mount Popa, Po-oo-taung, Prome, Setawya, Minbu -- UHM

 

Part used and uses:

• Dried stigma. Used as stimulant, diaphoretic (in measles), antispasmodic and emmenagogue
Preparation: Tinctura Croci (I.P.), Glycerinum Croci, Syrupus Croci (I.P.C.) -- UHM

 

Constituents:

• 1. A red coloring substance of glycosidal character called Crocin. 2. A colorless glycoside Picrocrosin. 3. Volatile oil (trace only). 4. Dextrose -- UHM

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Entry format: Botanical name / Family / Ref. Burmese-Myanmar transcripts (• Agri.Dept.2000 : • FAO : • Lè-seik-shin : • KS-TMN: • Nagathein : • UHM :/ Myanmar-Script Spelling (• Official Myanmar Dictionaries : - TravPo-M-Dict - Myan-Engl-Dict - Myan-Ortho / Hindi / Sanskrit / English common name used in Myanmar / Picture / Plant identification characters / Distribution in Myanmar / Part used and uses / Constituents /
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