Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.

Nota de alcance (en)

Range. Tropical Africa, Madagascar, tropical Asia to Philippine Islands and Fiji. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Chin, Mandalay, Mon, Sagaing, and Yangon.


Latex: Used as a heart tonic and febrifuge

Seed: Has good febrifuge and antidysenteric properties (these good uses have also been men­tioned for the leaves and bark).

Latex: as an arrow poison.


Western Ghats from Konkan southwards to Trivandrum, up to 600m.

Seed—febrifuge, antidysenteric (in minute doses).
Latex— circulatory stimulant (in minute doses.). Latex, in small quantities, is a mild cardiac and circulatory stimulant, whereas in large quantities it acts as a myocardial poison.

Latex, in large quantities it acts as a myocardial poison.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

2) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p. 836.

Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.
Término aceptado: 16-Sep-2019