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Economic Botany

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 48–54 | Cite as

Propagation of strophanthus

  • J. L. Creech
  • R. F. Dowdle
Article

Abstract

Seeds and softwood cuttings have been found to offer rapid and reliable means of propagating this genus of tropical lianas, the seeds of which are a source of sarmentogenin that is convertible into the drug cortisone.

Keywords

Economic Botany Angola Cotyledon Stage Gold Coast High Germination Percentage 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1952

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Creech
    • 1
  • R. F. Dowdle
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Plant Exploration and Introduction, Bureau of Plant Industry, ogSoils and Agricultural EngineeringU. S. Department of AgricultureUSA

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