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Useful Temperate Plants

Euphorbia wallichii

Hook.f.

Euphorbiaceae

+ Synonyms

Tithymalus wallichii (Hook.f.) Soják

Euphorbia duclouxii H.Lév. & Vaniot

Euphorbia yunnanensis Radcl.-Sm.

Common Name:

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General Information

Euphorbia wallichii is a perennial plant producing a cluster of one to several few-branched basally stems up to 100cm tall[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine. It has been shown to be an effective antibiotic[
1664
Title
Evaluation of anticancer and antimicrobial activities of selected medicinal plants of Kashmir Himalayas, India
Publication
Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge Vol. 16 (1), January 2017, pp. 141-145
Author
Mushtaq S. et al
Publisher
 
Year
2017
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

Asia - Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, India, Nepal, Laos

Habitat

Alpine meadows, slopes, forest margins; at elevations from 1,800 - 4,700 metres[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height1.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Euphorbia wallichii

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The root is used traditionally in the treatment of skin problems[
1664
Title
Evaluation of anticancer and antimicrobial activities of selected medicinal plants of Kashmir Himalayas, India
Publication
Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge Vol. 16 (1), January 2017, pp. 141-145
Author
Mushtaq S. et al
Publisher
 
Year
2017
ISBN
 
Description
 
]. Research has shown that the plant is an effective antimicrobial[
1664
Title
Evaluation of anticancer and antimicrobial activities of selected medicinal plants of Kashmir Himalayas, India
Publication
Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge Vol. 16 (1), January 2017, pp. 141-145
Author
Mushtaq S. et al
Publisher
 
Year
2017
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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