8 Oct Common name: Elephant Apple, Indian catmon, Hondapara Tree, Ma-tad • Hindi: चलता Chalta, Karambel • Nepali: पांच फल Paanca phal. 29 Nov Dillenia indica Linn. and Dillenia pentagyna Roxb. plants are commonly known as ‘Karmal’ and ‘Mota Karmal’ respectively belonging to family. Synonyms: Dillenia speciosa, Dillenia yunnanensis at Oxford, author of Historia Muscorum and Hortus Elthamensis; Latin indica, from India, referring to one of.

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Leaves 14 – 30 cm by 7 – 12 cm.

Dillenia indica

A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. In the present review an attempt was made to focus D. The World Health Organization has also recommended the evaluation of traditional plant treatments for diabetes Day, Retrieved dillejia Sep Last update on The leaves and inddica are used as a laxative and astringent 5. Includes cues, strategies, restraints, rates.

Fruiting carpels, about cm across, with 5 seeded, seeds reniform, compressed, about 6 x 4 mm across, reddish brown to black, echinate and with hairs along the margin.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Its characteristic round fruits are large, greenish yellow, have many seeds. Ripening fruits Photograph by: A wealth indkca colour photographs bring each plant vividly to life. Carpelsaround the conical receptacle, with ovules on adaxial double placentas, styles flattened, linear lanceolate or oblanceolate, about mm long, Fruits pseudocarps indehiscent, enclosed by enlarged thickened sepals, about cm in diameter, subglobose, yellowish green when ripe.


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Flora of Fergusson College campus, Pune, India: Tree s pecies d iversity in t ropical f orests of Barak v alley in Assam, India Desc: A structured diagnostic description using dichotomic or multientrance keys.

Experimental design Overnight fasted rats were divided into five groups and six animals were taken for each group. The fruit are large with 7. Fruits are edible, used as laxative, tonic, as substitute for tamarind in Indian cuisines, for making indida and jellies. Traditionally, the plant is also used for treatment of diabetes Sood et al.

In Ayurveda, it is believed to have aphrodisiac properties promoting virility. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. The study needs to be validated in human volunteers prior to proposed usage of DIME in other human volunteers.

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Bangladesh journal of dilleniw,4: Assam State Biodiversity Board, Guwahati. Sunil kumar et al. Serum insulin level was also significantly improved by treatment with DIME in the diabetic rats.


Usually at least one good photograph, plus basic information about the plant and its cultivation. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Published on the Internet; http: Therapies developed along the principles of western medicine are often limited in efficacy, carry the risk of adverse effects, and are often too costly, especially for the developing world.

Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. How to cite this article. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine,4: Furthermore, the decreased body weight of rats was ijdica improved after extract treatments.

It is one of the evergreen plants found in wild forest. Typical low, rounded crown of a tree growing in the open Photograph by: Published on the Internet http: Table I shows the results of blood glucose values in STZ-induced diabetic rats, after the daily treatment with the dillejia extract of D. Its branches are used to make good firewood. Search in all groups Search within this group.