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Uses

Edible uses

Notes

Root - cooked[1]. Leaves - cooked[1].

Leaves

Material uses

There are no material uses listed for Sinomenium acutum.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

The roots are anodyne and carminative[2]. A decoction is used in the treatment of oedema, moisture-related beriberi, rheumatoid arthritis[2].

Unknown part

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Climber

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow late winter in a greenhouse[3]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 5 - 10cm taken at a node, July/August in a frame[3]. Good percentage[3].

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Cultivation

Succeeds in most soils in sun or shade[4].

A twining plant[4].

A polymorphic species, the leaves varying considerably in shape and lobing[4].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Sinomenium acutum. 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 Sinomenium acutum.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

This table shows all the data stored for this plant.

Taxonomy
Binomial name
Sinomenium acutum
Genus
Sinomenium
Family
Menispermaceae
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
?
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
    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 Tanaka. T. Tanaka's Cyclopaedia of Edible Plants of the World. Keigaku Publishing (1976-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.12.2 ? A Barefoot Doctors Manual. Running Press ISBN 0-914294-92-X ()
    3. ? 3.03.13.2 Sheat. W. G. Propagation of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers. MacMillan and Co (1948-00-00)
    4. ? 4.04.14.2 Thomas. G. S. Ornamental Shrubs, Climbers and Bamboos. Murray ISBN 0-7195-5043-2 (1992-00-00)
    5. ? Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named PFAFimport-11
    6. ? Wilson. E. H. Plantae Wilsonae. ()
    7. ? [Flora of China] (1994-00-00)