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Eupomatia laurina - R.Br.

Common Name Bolwarra
Family Eupomatiaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats In or near rainforests by the coast and neighbouring plateaux[265].
Range Australia - New South Wales.
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Other Uses    (2 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Eupomatia laurina Bolwarra


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Eupomatia laurina Bolwarra
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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Eupomatia laurina is an evergreen Shrub growing to 6 m (19ft 8in). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge;

Edible Uses

Fruit - raw. A sweet, aromatic, pleasant taste[144].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

Wood - soft, coarse-grained[154].

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

Requires cool greenhouse treatment in Britain[1]. Some authorities place this genus in the family Annonaceae. 193

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Propagation

Seed -

Other Names

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther

Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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Readers comment

Mark Lee   Wed Feb 16 15:11:55 2005

Pharmaceutical Biology (Formerly International Journal of Pharmacognosy) Issue: Volume 41, Number 4 / June 2003 Pages: 277 - 280 by M.R. Khan, M. Kihara, A.D. Omoloso Antimicrobial Activity of the Alkaloidal Constituents of the Root Bark of Eupomatia laurina From the root bark of Eupomatia laurina were isolated four anti-microbial alkaloids; sampangine (I), eupomatine-1 (II), liriodenine and lanuginosine. Medicinal Compound Gets New Life as Fungicide By Luis Pons February 23, 2005 The naturally occurring compound, called sampangine, was first patented by UM in 1990 as a treatment for human fungal infections. It was never released pharmaceutically. Now, plant pathologist David Wedge of ARS' Natural Products Utilization Research Unit and UM associate professor Dale Nagle have been issued a patent for sampangine and similar, related compounds as broad-spectrum, low-toxicity controls of fungal plant pathogens that threaten agriculture.

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