Gummy gardenia is a small tree which grows up to 3 meters. Gardenia is a genus of about species of flowering plants. They are evergreen. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species ยท IUCN taxon ID. retrieved. 10 August Commons category. Gardenia gummifera. 0 references. Nadi hingu- Gardenia gummifera is a herb mentioned in the ayurvedic pharmacopoeia for the treatment of fever, indigestion, wounds, skin.

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The resin is heated in oil, the vapour is inhaled to cure running nose. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

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Cambi Gum Tree. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

Small trees, to 8 m high, bark 0.

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Leaves simple, opposite, decussate; stipules intrapetiolar, connate; petiole mm, stout, glabrous; lamina x 1.


Flowers bisexual, white turns to yellow, axillary, solitary or in lax cymes; calyx 4. Fruit a berry, 4 x 3 cm, ellipsoid or oblong; seeds rugose. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity.

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Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” garednia “chewing rates”.

Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Flower Solitary or in lax cymes; white.

Fruit An oblong berry, green when young; seeds many, rugose. Field tips Bark greyish-brown, and branchlets exude a yellow resin. Leaves dark green, shining. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to garenia environment, particularly for plants. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. May also be referred to include anatomy.

The yellowish resin is used in ayurvedic medicinal preparations. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Common on degraded slopes, rocky strata in deciduous forests, usually found in dry laterite forests.

Westwards at the foot of the Ghats on the Malabar coast. Found in deciduous slopes and degraded areas above m. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. If the taxon is in the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation or other defined zone, or habitat type, and found only there; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.


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The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Related observations Show all. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted.

Can include ecosystem services. However, benefits gummifrea ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk gardenai what happens when the organism is removed. The gum is gardeniaa from the tip and chewed to make it pliable after which it is stuck to the forehead as a cure for headache.

The gum falls off when the headache is cured. The resin has antiseptic property.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Field Guide Red Listed Med. The botanical gumifera of Gingee hills, Tamil Nadu, India resulted in collection of three specie The present study was conducted to analyze tree species diversity in the tropical forests of the Ea Thiruvananthapuram District harbours more than 1, medicinal plants of which plants are hosts Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Grdenia, India Desc: We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Technology Biodiversity in India.