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Uses

Edible uses

There are no edible uses listed for Paliuris ramosissimus.

Material uses

The plants are used as a hedge in China[1]. The ashes of twigs are mixed with oil for a hairwash[2].

Unknown part

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

The leaves are applied as a poultice to ulcers and abscesses[2][3].

The fruit is cooling and diuretic[2][3]. The root is used in the treatment of sore throats, swellings and internal injuries[3]. The thorny branches and flowers are used in the treatment of thoracic congestion, abscesses and swellings[3]. The spines are said to benefit the uro-genital system and to increase virility in married men[2][3].

The flowers are applied to running sores[2][3].

Unknown part

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Hedge

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame and moved into the greenhouse in February. Fair to good germination[4]. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and overwinter them in the greenhouse for their first year. Plant them out in early summer.

Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame[5]. Root cuttings 4cm long, December in a greenhouse. Fair to good percentage[4].

Layering

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Cultivation

Succeeds in an ordinary garden soil in full sun[5]. Prefers a limy soil[5]. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[5].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Paliuris ramosissimus. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Paliuris ramosissimus.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

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Taxonomy
Binomial name
Paliuris ramosissimus
Genus
Paliuris
Family
Rhamnaceae
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
7
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
no shade
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
    6 x meters
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    ?
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type











    References

    1. ? 1.01.11.2 Wilson. E. H. Plantae Wilsonae. ()
    2. ? 2.02.12.22.32.42.52.6 Stuart. Rev. G. A. Chinese Materia Medica. Taipei. Southern Materials Centre ()
    3. ? 3.03.13.23.33.43.53.6 Duke. J. A. and Ayensu. E. S. Medicinal Plants of China Reference Publications, Inc. ISBN 0-917256-20-4 (1985-00-00)
    4. ? 4.04.1 Sheat. W. G. Propagation of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers. MacMillan and Co (1948-00-00)
    5. ? 5.05.15.25.35.4 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)