If you would like to support this site, please consider, Ebony forest at Krishnapura, Karnathaka, India, Cross-section of the trunk, showing the black core, Beddome, R.H., The flora sylvatica of southern India, vol. Medicinal uses Ref. Medicinal: Lama wood was used as medicine. These metabolites can be used as chemical markers for taxonomic studies. Huts (pupupu hale) were made in a single day of the wood during the daylight (lama) hours and the sick were placed inside them for curing. Bahamas: D. crassinervis (i) For bedwetting in children: 27 (ii) Womans medicine: 3. Cambodia: D.decandra (i) For insomnia: 15 (ii) Emmenagogue (iii) Vermicide and vermifuge: 5. 1: t. 65 (1869-1874) [Govindoo], Spach, E., Histoire naturelle des végétaux, Atlas, t. 135 (1834-1847) [J. Decaisne], http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de/pls/htmldb_pgrc/f?p=185:3:4292127278597336, http://en.sl.life.ku.dk/Publikationer/Udgivelser/PopulaerPublikationer.aspx?katid={D28373CC-6EF3-4EF8-B097-6D83FABF209E}&serieid={9F1C3DB1-6E7B-4CF1-AF53-F480B0CB40EF}&sort=title, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The uniqueness of the genus is the elaboration of a large number of pentacyclic triterpenes and juglone based 1,4-naphthoquinone metabolites. Ken Fern, The fruits are edible and have medicinal uses as attenuant and lithontripic. The best quality wood is very heavy, almost black, and derived from heartwood only. 1. The variety of the wood found in North Sulawesi, Indonesia is Diospyros ebenum Koenig. with help from J.König. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0031-9422(97)01020-0. Ebenaceae + Synonyms. China: D. kaki: Hiccough: 15,16, 28: D. lotus Richard Morris. A common biogenetic pathway for their co-occurrence is now proposed. Ebony, wood of several species of trees of the genus Diospyros (family Ebenaceae), widely distributed in the tropics. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Title Mansfeld's Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Plants Publication The database and code is licensed under a [6,9] Religion: Inside a hālau hula was an altar (kuahu) on which a block of lama (Diospyros sandwicensis) was placed. About 300 organic chemicals have been isolated and identified. Various compounds are tabulated according to their classes and their structures are given in the Appendix A. Copyright © 2020 Elsevier B.V. or its licensors or contributors. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Diospyros ebenum , antioksidant aktivite, antibakteriyel aktivite, toplam fenol içeriği, flavonoid içeriği protection results in cancer, diabetes, and coronary heart Diospyros is numerically and economically the most important genus of Ebenaceae. 21.3.1 Diospyros abyssinica Hiern. Diospyros assimilis Bedd. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. America: D. virginiana (i) Anthelmintic: 25 (ii) Antifungal (iii) Astringent (iv) For internal hemorrhage: 26: 2. Brazil: D. paralea — 15: 4. Diospyros glaberrrima Rottb. Diospyros laurifolia A.Rich. Learn about the major sources and types of ebony wood and its uses. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. Last update on 2019-06-13: Now containing 11906 plants. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. Review article number 134 pharmacology and chemotaxonomy of diospyros. The medicinal uses and chemical constituents of various Diospyros species are now reviewed. It can also be found in Angola, Guinea, Eritrea, and Ethiopia [22]. Known as කළුවර ගස් (Kaluwara Gas) by Sinhalese people due to hard black wood of the tree. Ajna Fern Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014 by If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Diospyros ebenum. The tree is occurring in southern India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. Mikhail Olugbemiro Nafiu, ... Mutiu Idowu Kazeem, in Medicinal Plant Research in Africa, 2013. Diospyros abyssinica (also known as kôforonto and baforonto) is a species of trees in the Ebenaceae family that grows in the southern part of Africa, particularly in Mali. Medicinal The edible fruits have medicinal properties as attenuant and lithontripic[317. web interface by Copyright © 1998 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. Bark and leaves are used as a blistering plaster. The wood represented the goddess of hula, Laka. Diospyros ebenaster Retz.