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fringe tree

Herbal medicine
A deciduous tree or shrub, the bark of which contains a glycoside, phyllyrin and saponins; its bark is antipyretic, astringent, diuretic, laxative and tonic. It has been used internally to stimulate the appetite, gastric secretions and the flow of bile, and topically to treat wounds.
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Lignans and Secoiridoids from the Root Bark of Chionanthus virginicus L.
Las frecuentes en este estrato son Chionanthus domingensis, Psychotria revoluta y Scleria secans.
amp; Chun, Sunyatsenia 5: 170, 1940 (accepted name: Chionanthus brachythyrsus (Merr.
americanus, in contrast, seems to be more closely related to Chionanthus than to the aforementioned genera (Wallander and Albert, 2000).
Accelerated propagation of Chionanthus virginicus via embryo culture.
Chionanthus virginicus--Fringe Tree, Old-Man's Beard