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Lophomyrtus x ralphii has no known medicinal uses. The berries of the related species Lophomyrtus bullata and L. obscordata are used in Maori Medicine to treat diarrhoea.
Riley, M. (2010) Maori Healing and Herbal. Viking Sevenseas. p. 394

Lophomyrtus x ralphii 'Red Dragon'

Genus: Lophomyrtus
Species: ralphii
Cultivar: 'Red Dragon'
Distribution summary: Garden origin
Habit: Shrub
Hardiness: H6 - Hardy; very cold winter
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Southern Hemisphere (K)

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