Mengenal Tanaman Buah Roda (Hura crepitans L.)

The sanbox tree (Hura crepitans L.) is native to the tropical America. The species is called "kuku harimau" because its fruit is similar to tiger's claw. The caracterictic of the species is the presence of milk sap which is poisonous. It has been cultivated as a shade and ornamental plant. The plant is also used to cure chronic ulcer and laxative. It was firs collected by Bogor Botanic Gardens in 1975.

Warta Kebun Raya 1998 Vol. 2 (1) halaman 28-31

ISSN / ISBN / IBSN : ISSN - 0215-5001

No. Arsip : LIPI-20220329
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