(records of yam planting in Tianmu, Zhejiang)
[source] it is the root of Tongqian, a rhamniaceae plant.
[plant morphology] tongqianshu, also known as ma'anqiu (sinanfuzhi).
Deciduous trees, up to 15 m high. The bark is dark gray and exfoliate; the twigs are zigzag, densely covered with lenticels, without spines. Leaves alternate, elliptic ovate to broadly ovate, 4-10 cm long and 2.5-9 cm wide, apex acuminate, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin undulate toothed, subcleathery; petiole 3-6 cm long. Flowers yellow green, long peduncle, terminal or axillary cyme; calyx 5-lobed; petals 5; stamens 5; ovary 2-3-locular, connate with disk. Drupe woody, oblate, surrounded by broad thin wings, shaped like copper coin, about 2.5 cm in diameter. Purple brown. The flowering period is May. The fruiting period is October.
Born in mountain forest. It is distributed in Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Hubei, Sichuan, Guangxi, Yunnan and other places.
[chemical composition] bark contains tannin.
[function and indications] records of Zhejiang Tianmu yam planting: "it can cure fatigue. There are five to six coins for qianqianmugen, three to four for Agrimonia, three for baimagu and three for ziqingteng (Guling gouer tea). Fry in water, make yellow rice wine and brown sugar, take them in the morning and before dinner. "
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Celery flower. Qin Hua
Saffron. Sai Fan Hong Hua
Mountain sparrow. Shan Ma Que
Taibai flower. Tai Bai Hua