Lysimachia Christinae Hance profile

Written by Maggie

Nov 26 2020

Lysimachia Christinae Hance profile

Lysimachia Christinae Hance is the fresh or dried whole grass of Primulaceae Lysimachia Lysimachia Christinae Hance.

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Lysimachia Christinae Hance

Lysimachia Christinae Hance morphological characteristics

Lysimachia Christinae Hance stems are weak, proverbial extension, 20-60 cm long, glabrous, sparsely glabrous to non-dense rust multicellular pilose and the young part are densely brown sessile glands, lower internodes shorter, often issued adventitia roots, middle internodes 1.5-5 (10) cm long. Leaves are opposite, ovate, suborbicular to nephritic, 2-6 (8) cm long and 1-4 (6) cm wide, apex acute or obtuse to rounded, base truncate to shallow cordate, slightly thicker when fresh, densely covered with clear glandular strips, dark when dry, glabrous or densely strigose on both surfaces. Petiole is shorter than leaf blade or subequal, glabrous to densely hairy. The flower is solitary leaf axils. Pedicels are 1-5 cm long, usually no longer than leaves, coat as stem, many with brown sessile glands. Calyx is (4) 5 -- 7 (10) mm long, divided nearly to base, lobes lanceolate, elliptic lanceolate to slightly enlarged and subspatulate or upper, apex acute or slightly obtuse, glabrous, pilose or margin ciliate only. Corolla is yellow, 7-15 mm long, basal connate part 2-4 mm long, lobes narrowly ovate to sublanceolata, apex acute or obtuse, slightly thickened, with long black glandular bands;Filaments 6-8 mm long, lower half connate into tube;Anthers ovoid, 1-1.5 mm long. Pollen grains are with 3-pore sulcus, subglobose [(29.5-32) × (27-31) micron], reticulated surface ornamentation. The ovary is oval-shaped, style 6-8 mm long. Capsule is globose, 4-5 mm in diam., glabrous, with sparse black glandular bands. Flowering period is from May to July and fruiting July to October. 

Lysimachia Christinae Hance distribution range

Lysimachia Christinae Hance is produced in Yunnan, Sichuan, Guizhou, Shaanxi (south), Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Guangxi, Guangdong, Jiangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Fujian. 

Lysimachia Christinae Hance

Lysimachia Christinae Hance growing environment

Lysimachia Christinae Hance was born on the edge of the ditch, in the dark and wet places along the road and under the forest on the hillside. The vertical distribution upper limit can reach 2300 meters above sea level. 

Lysimachia Christinae Hance chemical composition

Lysimachia Christinae Hance contains phenolic components, flavonoids, glucosides, tannins, essential oils, amino acids, choline, sterols, potassium chloride, internal lipids, etc.  

Lysimachia Christinae Hance main value

Lysimachia Christinae Hance is a common folk herb with functions of clearing away heat and detoxification, diuretic and stone excretion, cholecystitis, jaundice hepatitis, urinary calculi, liver, gallstones, bruises, snakebites, toadstool and drug poisoning. lysimachia christinae Hance has external use to treat suppurative inflammation, burn and scald.

Lysimachia Christinae Hance