A multipurpose plant, valued especially for its essential oil, but also providing food, medicines and a range of commodities. It is widely cultivated in tropical. Abelmoschus moschatus is a weedy, herbaceous plant that is native to India, parts of China and tropical Asia, and some Pacific islands. Abelmoschus moschatus. Malvaceae. Medik. LOCAL NAMES. Arabic (hhabb el misk,anbar bûl); Chinese (ye you ma,shan you ma,huang ku,huang kai); English .
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Information on the yields from cultivated A. Seeds are contained within hairy capsules up to 8cm long, which are tough but papery. Sun Mar 25 The seeds are valued medicinally for their diuretic, demulcent and stomachic properties. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.
Leaves are alternate, rough, hairy and heart-shaped. Right plant wrong place. Ambrette Abelmoschus moschatus “.
Hibiscus pseudabelmoschus Blume Hibiscus ricinifolius Wall.
Ripe seed capsule Photograph by: An emulsion from the seeds is considered to be anti-spasmodic and is used externally.
Easily grown in a rich well-drained soil in moschaus sunny position.
They are also said to be aphrodisiac[4, ]. Staminal tube fused to the corolla. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Latin-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Articles with Chinese-language external links Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs All stub articles. Propagation may be from seeds, small tubers or stem cuttings. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.
Plenty in moschatue for both the casual reader and the serious student. However, it has been known to cause photosensitivity so this use has been largely discontinued.
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Abelmoschus moschatus – Useful Tropical Plants
Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Abelmoschus moshatus in India: An oil obtained from the seed contains Abelmoschus moschatus Plant List: Please view the copyright link for more information. Seeds germinate readily but some difficulty is often experienced in getting the plant to establish in the ground .
Sat Mar 28 Please reply directly to dxb secoin. Flowers occur singly in leaf axils. This Malvaceae article is a stub.
Click on the name for additional informations. Usually grows in open forest but occasionally found in monsoon forest and vine thickets. The Global Compendium of Weeds: Extensively used as an insecticide and a aphrodisiac. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Tell a friend about this flower! Just one main quibble is the silly way of having xbelmoschus separate entries for each plant.
The musk mallow is widely cultivated in tropical climates for its many uses. It cannot grow in the shade. Flowers resemble those of the hibiscus and are usually watermelon pink, although they are sometimes white or cream in colour. Publisher Dorling Kindersley, London. Your comments The flower labeled Musk Mallow is