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Lancea tibetica - Hook.f.&Thoms.

Common Name
Family Scrophulariaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Grassland, sparse forests, along streams at elevations of 2000 - 4500 metres in western China[266].
Range E. Asia - Himalayas from India, Bhutan and Sikkim to China and Mongolia.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Lancea tibetica


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Lancea tibetica

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Lancea tibetica is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.1 m (0ft 4in). It is in flower from May to July, and the seeds ripen from Jul to September. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal Uses

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The flowers, leaves and fruit are used in Tibetan medicine, they are said to have a sweet and bitter taste with a cooling potency[241]. They are used in the treatment of pulmonary disorders[241]. The fruit is used to treat heart disorders and retention of the menses, whilst the leaves are used for healing wounds[241].

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

241070

Propagation

Other Names

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Found In

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Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Botanical References

266

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