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Plumbago zeylanica, commonly known as Ceylon leadwort, doctorbush or wild leadwort, is a species of plumbago with a pantropical distribution. Carl Linnaeus described the paleotropical P. zeylanica and neotropical P. scandens as separate species, but they are currently considered synonymous.
Preliminary phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of sugars, steroids, flavonoids, alkaloids, quinones, phenols, tannins and terpenoids in its roots. 
|Kannada||Sewanakudri, Antugogari, Shivana kadle|
|English||Ceylon Swamp Mallow|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Simple||Leaves are lance-shaped to ovate||Leaves are 1.5-3 cm long, 1-2.5 cm broad. Lower ones are usually 3-lobed - lobes oblong or obovate, entire or irregularly toothed, middle one longest.|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Bisexual||Lance-shaped||Pink||Flower stalk is 2-4 cm long. Sepal-like bracts are 8-11, 1-1.3 cm long. Flowers are 1.5 cm long. Flowering from July to November and March to May|
|Simple Fruit||Spherical||5 mm across||Velvety||Fruiting from March to May and March to May|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Prefers a position in full sun or partial shade, Slightly acidic soil. Plants can flower throughout the year.