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Common Name: Rajmahal Hemp
Marsdenia tenacissima is a Climber up to 10.00 metres tall.
It has miscellaneous uses.
E. Asia - Himalayas.
Hedges, waste places and amongst shrubs[
Thrives on poor land[
A very strong fibre can be obtained from the bark of young shoots. It is used for making rope[
]. The stems yield very strong fibers, reputedly among the strongest produced by any plant, that are used for making cords and strings[
A latex (the coagulated milky sap) is obtained from the stem. It can be used like India-rubber[
Wood - moderately hard[