Chinese Name: Baibu duiye Baibu
[English name]: tuber siemonaroot
[alias]: dabubu, yetianmendonggen, shanbaibu.
[source]: it is the tuberous root of Stemona tuberosa L.
[collection and processing]: same as the upright Stemona.
[quality and taste]: the root tuber is thick, 10-26cm long, 1-2cm in diameter; the surface is light gray yellow, with shallow longitudinal wrinkles; the quality is solid; the taste is bitter.
[plant morphology]: perennial climbing herb, up to 5M high. The upper part of stem twines. Leaves usually opposite, broadly ovate, 8-30cm long, 2.5-10cm wide, apex acute or acuminate, base shallowly cordate, entire or microwavy, veins 7-ll, petiole 4-6cm long. Flowers axillary; with a lanceolate bracteoles under flowers; perianth segments 4, lanceolate, yellow green, purple veined. Capsule obovate and flat. The flowering period is from May to June and the fruiting period is from July to August.
[growing place]: it grows under shrubs, streams, roadsides, valleys and wet rocks. It is mainly produced in Hubei, Guangdong, Fujian, Sichuan and Guizhou.
[chemical composition]: it contains tuberosteronine, isotuberootemonine, hypotubcro6temon Inc, oxytuberstemonine, Steine, Steine, etc.
[function indications]: same as that of Stemona erecta.
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