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Myanmar Medicinal Plant Database

Family: Polygonaceae

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Family: Polygonaceae 1 entry
• Fagopyrum esculentum •  {rha.ri.man} / {thhya.ri.man}

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Fagopyrum esculentum

Family: Polygonaceae.

Burmese-Myanmar transcript names:
• Agri.Dept.2000 52-1368: {rha.ri.man}
• FAO : NL
• Lè-seik-shin : NL
• KS-TMN : NL
• Nagathein : NL
• UHM 25: Shari-man

Myanmar-Script Spelling :
• Official Myanmar Dictionaries
{rha.ri.man} -- NL in either TravPo-M-Dict or Myan-Engl-Dict

Burmese: Sharimam (Kachin)

Hindi:
Sanskrit:

English common name used in Myanmar :
• Agri.Dept.2000 52-1368: Rough buck wheat
• FAO : NL
• Lè-seik-shin : NL
• KS-TMN : NL
• Nagathein : NL
• UHM 25: The brank or buck wheat

 

Picture:
• Leader from: Faogpyrum esculentum Moech, buckwheat, 214X300 from: http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=FAES2

 

Plant identification characters :

• An annual herb with alternate, hastate to deltoid, long petiolate leaves and whitish flowers borne in panicles of racemes or carymbs. -- UHM

 

Distribution in Myanmar:

• Kachin States Hills. -- UHM

 

Part used and uses:

• Fresh or dried leaves. In decreasing capillary fragility and reducing the incidence of recurrent hemorrhages associated with a state of increased capillary fragility in diabetic rethinitis, pulmonary hemorrhages not caused by tuberculosis and in various diseases in which weakened capillaries occur. -- UHM

Other species of the family:
• Fagopyrum cymosum, Meissn. India (Garhwal Himalayas): leaves boiled and eaten as vegetable. Ref. GUPTA.
• Fagopyrum tataricum, Gaertn. India (Kumaon region, Western Himalayas): fruit (?) eaten; (Garhwal Himalayas): leaves boiled and eaten as vegetable; nuts [sic] eaten; seeds used for making flour. Vernacular name - Kumaon Region: Phapar. Ref. BHARGAVA.

Constituents :

• 1. A flavanol glucoside, rutin C27H30O163H2O (7) -- 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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