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Carissa spinarum

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Species Information

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KingdomPlantae
FamilyApocynaceae
GenusCarissa
Speciesspinarum
Variety
AuthorityLinnaeus
Year1771
SynonymCarissa brownii var. lanceolata (R.Br.) Tate, Carissa brownii var. angustifolia Kempe, Carissa velutina Domin, Carissa lanceolata R.Br., Arduina laxiflora (Benth.) K.Schum., Carissa velutina Domin
Common Name1 Conkerberry

2 Concle berry

3 Konkleberry

4 Bush plum

5 Kungsberry bush

6 Currant Bush

Native Name1 Marnuwiji

2 Gung gara

3 Biwil

4 Anwekety (1)

5 Arnwekety (1) (2)

6 Aperlap (2)

7 Arnekwety (2)

8 Aperlape (3)

9 Irneketye (4)

10 Larletye (4)

11 Arnewetye (5)

12 Perlape (5)

13 Anweketye (5)

14 Nganangu (6)

15 Ngamunypurru (6)

16 Kupurturru (7)

17 Marnakiji (7)

18 Marnikiji (7)

19 Marningiji (7)

20 Marnunguju (7)

Community Name1 Alyawarr

2 Anmatyerr

3 E. Arrernte

4 W. Arrernte

5 Kaytetye

6 Pintupi

7 Warlpiri

HabitA scrubby, tangled bush about 2 m. Leaves: elongated, green, new growth tinged yellow. Long thorns. Flowers: small, white. Fruit: small, oval-shaped, green to red and purple-black.
HabitatFound in northern Australia in sandy and sand-loam type soils.
Bioregion
Usage category1  Medicine

2   Food

Remarks
DSN57 24 10 1 42 49 

Medicinal Information

Used for:

Unknown [+/-]

Parts used Bark
Medicinal property
Preparation method The bark is soaked in water to make a medicineal wash.
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Remarks
DSN10 
Rheumatism [+/-]

Parts used The sap
Medicinal property
Preparation method The whole plant is chipped into small pieces so the oily sap can be obtained.
Application method The sap is used as a liniment.
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Remarks
DSN1 
Cold [+/-]

Parts used The wood pulp
Medicinal property
Preparation method The wood pulp is boiled in water for one or two hours.
Application method The liquid is drunk.
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DSN1 
Strength [+/-]

Parts used The leaves
Medicinal property
Preparation method The leaves are burned.
Application method The person stands in the smoke.
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Remarks Used by Aboriginal people in order to get strength for long trips.
DSN1 
Rheumatism [+/-]

Parts used Sap
Medicinal property
Preparation method The roots are chipped and the oily sap obtained.
Application method The sap is rubbed on.
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Remarks
DSN24 

Biogeography Information

Locality:

* Northern Australia [+/-]

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DSN10 
* Northern Western Australia [+/-]

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DSN1 
* Northern Territory [+/-]

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* North-western Queensland [+/-]

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Chemical Information

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Bioactivity Information

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Multimedia Information

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Distribution

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