(Lu Chuan Ben Cao)
Another name: hongyeteng, hongyeqiushu, niujianchou (flora of Guangzhou), niushuan Teng (flora of Guangxi).
[source] the stem and leaf of Hedysarum fortunei.
[plant morphology] hongyeteng
Lianas many branched, glabrous. It's two meters long. Pinnate compound leaves, leaflets usually 11-17, rare 5-9, nearly leathery, ovate oblong, 1.5-4 cm long. Width 8-15 mm, base broadly cuneate, often oblique, apex acuminate obtuse, glabrous on both sides, glossy above, pink green below; petiole ca. 1 mm long. Raceme axillary, petiole and inflorescence are delicate; flowers fragrant, 2-3 mm long; sepals 5, round, about 1 mm long, bearing about 3 mm long; petals 5, white; stamens 10, filaments base connate; carpels 5, separated, often only one development. Capsule 12-15 mm long, oblong, dorsal curved, ventral dehiscent, base surrounded by enlarged persistent calyx. Seed 1, aril. The flowering period is from August to September. The fruiting period is October.
In dry places or shrubs on hillsides, climbing trees. Distributed in Guangxi, Guangdong, Yunnan and other places.
[collection] all year round.
[nature and taste] Lu Chuan Ben Cao: "bitter and astringent, cool. "
[function and indications] 1. Lu Chuan's materia medica: "detoxify heat toxin and treat children's heat ulcer. "
② "Guangxi botanical catalogue" says: "leaf tamping, burying mouth and generating muscle, astringency and hemostasis; treating falls, wounds and knives. "
[usage and dosage] external use: decocting, washing or tamping.
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