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0 Senna alata

Senna alata (L.) Roxb., Fl. Ind. (Roxburgh) 2: 349 (1832).

Senna alata
Senna alata
Senna alata
Senna alata
Senna alata (L.) Roxb., Photo by Nguyen Hoang Nam

The native range of this species is SW. Mexico to Tropical America. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as animal food, a poison and a medicine, has environmental uses and social uses and for food.

Vietnamese name: 

Muồng trâu, Cây lác

Latin name: 

Senna alata (L.) Roxb.; Cassia alata L.

Family: 

Caesalpiniaceae

Uses: 

Black pepper (Fresh leaves are pounded and smeared). Laxative, purgative (Powder leaves oral).

Distribution: 

Quang Ngai to Lam Dong. Plants that grow naturally

Flowering and fruiting season: 

October-February

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0 Nicotiana tabacum

Nicotiana tabacum L., Sp. Pl. 1: 180 (1753).

Nicotiana tabacum
Nicotiana tabacum
Nicotiana tabacum
Nicotiana tabacum
Nicotiana tabacum L., Photo by Nguyen Hoang Nam

The native range of this species is Bolivia. It is an annual or perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as a poison, a medicine and invertebrate food, has environmental uses and social uses and for food.

Vietnamese name: 

Thuốc lá, Lão bẩu (Tày), Yên thảo, Jờ rào (Kho)

Latin name: 

Nicotiana tabacum L.

Family: 

Solanaceae

Uses: 

Stop bleeding, snake bites (whole tree pounding drinking water, covering residue).

Distribution:

Plant.

Flowering and fruiting season:

March-August

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0 Thespesia populnea

Thespesia populnea (L.) Sol. ex Corrêa, Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 9: 290. (1807).

Thespesia populnea
Thespesia populnea
Thespesia populnea
Thespesia populnea (L.) Sol. ex Corrêa, Photo by Nguyễn Hồng Quân

The native range of this species is NE. Sudan to Indian Ocean, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as animal food, a poison, a medicine and invertebrate food, has environmental uses and social uses and for fuel and food.

Vietnamese name: 

Tra bứa

Latin name: 

Thespesia populnea (L.) Soland. ex Correa – Hibiscus populneus L.

Family:

Malvaceae

Uses: 

Soothing, migraine headache (Fruit). Diarrhea dysentery, hemorrhoids (Decorated bark drink).

Distribution: 

The tree grows naturally, living on canals, popular in the southern provinces.

Flowering and fruiting season: 

January-December

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0 Aganope thyrsiflora

Aganope thyrsiflora (Benth.) Polhill, Kew Bull. 25(2): 268 (1971).

Aganope thyrsiflora
Aganope thyrsiflora
Aganope thyrsiflora
Aganope thyrsiflora
Aganope thyrsiflora
Aganope thyrsiflora (Benth.) Polhill, Photo by Nguyen Hoang Nam

The native range of this species is India to S. China and New Guinea. It is a climbing shrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Vietnamese name: 

Cốc kèn dài

Latin name:

Aganope thyrsiflora (Benth.) Polhill – Millettia thyrsiflora Benth.

Family: 

Fabaceae

Uses: 

Kikk flies - Poisonous plants pay attention when using.

Distribution: 

Southeast region (Dong Nai, Ho Chi Minh City). The tree grows naturally in the lowland horn forest.

Flowering and fruiting season: 

May-June; August-November

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0 Ormocarpum cochinchinense

Ormocarpum cochinchinense (Lour.) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci., C 5: 76 (1910).

Ormocarpum cochinchinense
Ormocarpum cochinchinense
Ormocarpum cochinchinense
Ormocarpum cochinchinense
Ormocarpum cochinchinense
Ormocarpum cochinchinense (Lour.) Merr., Photo by Nguyen Hoang Nam

The native range of this species is Tropical Asia to Nansei-shoto and SW. Pacific. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Vietnamese name:

Bồn bồn núi, Mạng quả

Latin name: 

Ormocarpum cochinchinense (Lour.) Merr. – Diphaca cochinchinensis Lour.

Family: 

Fabaceae

Uses: 

Treat boils (Leaves). Arthritis (Body).

Distribution: 

From Quang Nam to Vung Tau. The tree grows naturally in roadside lawns, bushes, on dry mountain slopes, on sandy soil, rocky soil.

Flowering and fruiting season:

May

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