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Myanmar Medicinal Plant Database

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UKT: The order in Romabama is in alphabetical order.

{nga.rn.pa.tu} Clerodendrum siphonanthus   Verbenaceae
{nga.roat} Capsicum frutescens Solonaceae
{nga.roat-hka:} Andrographis paniculata   Acanthaceae
  Since {nga.roat-hka:} can be misleading,
  this plant is classified in MMPDB2006 as {hs:hka:kri: (nga.roat-hka:)}
{nga.roat-kaung:} Piper nigrum Piperaceae
{ngu.} Cassia fistula Caesalpiniaceae

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{nga.rn.pa.tu}

Clerodendrum siphonanthus

Family: Verbenaceae

Burmese-Myanmar transcript names:
Agri.Dept.2000 15-0378:   {nga.ran.pa.tu}
FAO : NL
L-seik-shin 131: {nga.ran.pa.tu}
KS-TMN 218: Ngayant-padu
Nagathein 343: {nga.ran.pa.tu}
UHM : NL

 

Myanmar-Script Spelling
Official Myanmar Dictionaries :
{nga.ran.pa.tu} -   - TravPo-M-Dict 069
{nga.ran.pa.tu} - n. the nodding clerodendron, Clerodendron siphonanthus. - Myan-Engl-Dict 090

For more information, go to Clerodendrum siphonanthus

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{nga.roat}

Capsicum frutescens

Family: Solanaceae

Burmese-Myanmar transcript names:
Agri.Dept.2000 15-0380:  {nga.roat}
FAO :
L-seik-shin :
KS-TMN:
Nagathein 1-345:  {nga.roat}
UHM 12: Nga-yok.

Myanmar-Script Spelling
Official Myanmar Dictionaries
{nga.roat} -  -- TravPo-M-Dict 069
{nga.roat} - n. red or cayenne pepper; chilli -- Myan-Engl-Dict 091

For more information, go to Capsicum frutescens

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{nga.roat-hka:}

MMPDB2006: Since {nga.roat-hka:} can be misleading, this plant is now classified as {hs:hka:kri: (nga.roat-hka:)}

Andrographis paniculata

Family: Acanthaceae

Ref. Burmese-Myanmar transcript names:
Agri.Dept.2000 20-0520: {hs:hka:kri:}
FAO : NL
L-seik-shin 177: {hs:hka:kri: (nga.roat-hka:) }
KS-TMN 030: Hsay-khar-gyi; Nga-yoke-khar
Nagathein 1-451: {hs:hka:kri: (nga.roat-hka:)}
UHM 5: Se-ga-gyi

UKT: Since the local population tend to call any plant purported to have medicinal properties as {hs:}, anything that tastes bitter as {hka:}, and anything "special" as {kri:}, the name derived from these three words {hs:hka:kri:} can be any plant from any family and any genus. e.g.
{hs:hka:kri: (thing~Bau:)} Swertis chirata fam.
Agri.Dept.2000 60-1600 listed the plalnt as Swertia chirata - Gentianaceae - {thing~Bau: hs:hka:kri:}, and Nagathein 4-391 relisted the plant as {thing~Bau: hs:hka:kri: (rham:hs:hka:)} and referred to Nagathein 1-453 {hs:hka:kri: (thing~Bau:)}

Myanmar-Script Spelling
Official Myanmar Dictionaries
- {hs:hka:kri:} --  -- TravPo-M-Dict 101
- {hs:hka:kri:} -- n. 1. bitter tonic and febrifuge prepared from the Andrographis paniculata -- Myan-Engl-Dict 133

For more information, go to: Andrographis paniculata

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{nga.roat-kaung:}

Piper nigrum

Family: Piperaceae

Burmese-Myanmar transcript names:
Agri.Dept.2000 15-0381:  {nga.roat-kaung:}
FAO : NL
L-seik-shin 133: {nga.roat-kaung:}
KS-TMN: NL
Nagathein 1-347:  {nga.roat-kaung:}
UHM 37: Nga-yok-kaung

 

Myanmar-Script Spelling
Official Myanmar Dictionaries :
{nga.roat-kaung:}- -- TravPo-M-Dict 069
{nga.roat-kaung:} -n. pepper (black or white), Piper nigrum -- Myan-Engl-Dict 091

For more information, go to Piper nigrum

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{ngu.}

Cassia fistula

Family: Caesalpiniaceae

Fabaceae -- http://www.rain-tree.com/canafistula.htm
UKT: See Caeaslpinia spp.

Burmese-Myanmar transcript names:
Agri.Dept.2000 15-0385:  {ngu.}
FAO 091 : ngu, ngu sahwe, pwabet
L-seik-shin 137 : {ngu. shw}, {ngu.}
KS-TMN 125 : Ngu; Ngu-shwe-wa; Hpwa-bet
Nagathein 1-349:  {ngu.}
UHM 13: Ngu

Myanmar-Script Spelling
Official Myanmar Dictionaries : {ngu.}
-- TravPo-M-Dict 072
- n. 1. Indian laburnum, Casia fistula ; 2.  {ngu.kri:}, {ngu.shw}, {hpwa:bak} -- general terms for some trees of the Cassia family; 3.  {ngu.kri:} -- same as {ngu.}; 4. {ngu.sap.} -- species of Cassia, C. javanica ; 5. {ngu.shw} -- same as {ngu.}; {ngu.theim} -- pink cassia, C. nodosa -- Myan-Engl-Dict 094 (edited entry by UKT)

For more information, go to Cassia fistula

 

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Entry format: Burmese-Myanmar name / Botanical name / Family / Ref. Burmese-Myanmar transcripts / Official Myanmar Dictionary / Hindi / Sanskrit / English common name used in Myanmar / Picture / Plant identification characters / Distribution in Myanmar / Part used and uses / Constituents /
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