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Uses

Edible uses

There are no edible uses listed for Cyananthus lobatus.

Material uses

There are no material uses listed for Cyananthus lobatus.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

The flowers are used in Tibetan medicine, they are said to have a sweet, astringent and acrid taste with a cooling potency[1]. They are laxative and dry up serous fluids, and are used in the treatment of various serous disorders and constipation[1]. The juice of the root, mixed with a equal quantity of the root juice of Valeriana jatamansii, is used in the treatment of peptic ulcers[2].

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Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - best sown in the autumn as soon as it is ripe[3]. Only just cover the seed and place it in a cold frame. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots as soon as they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse until large enough to plant out (this is best done in early to mid summer). Softwood cuttings in spring[3].

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Cultivation

Prefers a low-fertility, deep, gritty, cool and humus-rich soil, preferably acid, though most members of the genus will tolerate a little lime[3]. Tolerant of high summer rainfall, thriving in moist soils if these have perfect drainage[3].

Plants are hardy to at least -15°c[3].

There are some named forms, selected for their ornamental value[3].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

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Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Cyananthus lobatus.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

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Full Data

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Taxonomy
Binomial name
Cyananthus lobatus
Genus
Cyananthus
Family
Campanulaceae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
3
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
light shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    ?
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type

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    References

    1. ? 1.01.11.2 Tsarong. Tsewang. J. Tibetan Medicinal Plants Tibetan Medical Publications, India ISBN 81-900489-0-2 (1994-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.1 Manandhar. N. P. Plants and People of Nepal Timber Press. Oregon. ISBN 0-88192-527-6 (2002-00-00)
    3. ? 3.03.13.23.33.43.53.6 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)

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