Hybanthus enneaspermus is a plant commonly found during the rainy season in dry regions with gravel and stones in the Deccan plateu of India. It can grow upto 60cm tall.
Diarrhea, Urinary tract infections, Inflammation, Wound healing, Asthma.
The phytocompounds present in H. enneaspermus have been extensively investigated. The chief chemical constituents include alkaloids, flavonoids, steroids, terpenoids, phenols, dipeptide, isoarborinol, sitosterol, sugars and tannins.
||Leaves subsessile, 0.6-3 x 0.3-1 cm, linear-lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, base attenuate, margins distantly crenate, crenations scabrous hairy, apex acute, hirsute; stipules 1-2 mm long, linear-lanceolate.
||Color and composition
||Pedicel 0.6-1.5 cm long, slender. Sepals 5, subequal, 2-3 x 1 mm, lanceolate, acute, ciliate. Petals 5, pinkish, unequal; lower one 0.8-1.5 cm long, suborbicular, clawed, other 4 smaller, 3-5 mm long, elliptic or triangular-oblong. Flowering season is February-March
||5 - 8 mm long
||Seeds many, Ovoid
||Fruiting season is February-March
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- ↑ Karnataka Aushadhiya Sasyagalu By Dr.Maagadi R Gurudeva, Page no:225
- ↑ Uses
- ↑ Chemical constituents
- ↑ Vernacular names
- ↑ Kappatagudda - A Repertoire of Medicianal Plants of Gadag by Yashpal Kshirasagar and Sonal Vrishni, Page No. 224