Family • Guttiferae - Cratoxylon blancoi Blume
|Hypericum olympicum Blanco|
|Cratoxylon blancoi Blume|
|Cratoxylon micradenium F.-Vill.|
|Cratoxylon hornschuchii Naves|
|Cratoxylon arborescens F.-Vill.|
|Cratoxylon sumatranum F.-Vill|
|Ancistrolobus micradenius Turez.|
|Alinggogon (Bik.)||Oriñgon (P. Bis.)|
|Bagatubang (S. L. Bis.)||Paguiliñgan (C. Bis.)|
|Bansilai (C. Bis.)||Paguligin (Tag.)|
|Baringkokoron (Ilk.)||Paguliñgon (P. Bis.)|
|Barinkukuron (Pang.)||Paguriñgon (Bis.)|
|Baringkukurung (Ilk.)||Salinggogon (Bik.)|
|Gansilai (Sul., Yak.)||Ugiñgan (Ibn.)|
|Goyong-goyong (Pang.)||Uling (Ig.)|
|Guyong-guyong (Tag., Bik.)||Uring (Ig.)|
|Kansilan (P. Bis.)||Uring (Ig.)|
|Kansilai (Tag., P. Bis., Sul.)|
Guyong-guyong is a smooth, branched, small- to medium-sized tree, up to 20 meters high. Leaves are opposite, ovate, oblong or oblong-elliptic, 5 to 15 centimeters long, 3 to 7 centimeters wide, smaller at the apex, entire, pointed at the apex, blunt or rounded at the base. Petioles are very short. Flowers are red and small, borne on terminal or axillary panicles, 5 to 7 centimeters long. Fruit is smooth, dark reddish-brown, ellipsoid, about 1 centimeter long, subtended at the base by a persistent calyx, dehiscing apically into 3 parts, containing numerous small, thin, brown, winged seeds, each 5 millimeters long.
– In thickets and secondary forests at low altitudes throughout the Philippines.
– Endemic species.
– Considered galactagogue and abortifacient.
Bark and leaves.
– Crushed leaves placed on the forehead and breast for colds.
– Internally, decoction of bark and leaves used as abortifacient.
– Decoction of bark used as galactagogue.
• No studies found.