Herb latin name: Hemiphragma heterophyllum


Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)



Medicinal use of Hemiphragma heterophyllum:

The juice of the plant is applied to cuts and wounds.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
10 cm
(4 inches)

Flovering:
July to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Dry slopes, forest and scrub at elevations of 1800 - 4000 metres.

Edible parts of Hemiphragma heterophyllum:

Fruit - raw. The bright red ripe fruits are eaten fresh.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out in late spring or early summer. Division of plants in mid spring. Layering. Plants often produce new roots along the stems at the nodes. Cuttings.

Cultivation of Hemiphragma heterophyllum:

Dry slopes, forest and scrub at elevations of 1800 - 4000 metres.

Known hazards of Hemiphragma heterophyllum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.