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Hopea parviflora - Malabar Ironwood
Hopea parviflora is evergreen tree. It can grows up to 40 m tall. The bole can be 150cm in diameter. The tree produces a beautiful timber and is commonly harvested from the wild, both for local use and for trade. The plant is classified as 'Endangered' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011).
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
|Kannada||Bovu mara, Kiralbhogi, Sannele bogi|
|Malayalam||Irimpakam, Irumbogum, Kambagam|
|Tamil||Irubogam, Kongu, Pongu, Vellaikongu|
|English||Malabar Ironwood, White Kongu|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Simple||Stipules caducous||Petiole to 0.6 cm long, slightly canaliculate above, pubescent when young|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Nut with accrescent calyx lobes||1|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
A plant of the moist tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 1,100 metres. It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 26 - 33°c, but can tolerate 8 - 27°c.
Commonly seen growing in areas