Synonym. Duhamelia patens (Jacq.) Pers. Synonym. Duhamelia sphaerocarpa ( Ruiz & Pav.) Pers. Synonym. Hamelia brachystemon Wernham. Synonym. Hamelia patens Jacq. (Rubiaceae) is an ornamental plant grown almost worldwide in warm, moist areas. Firebush is used in herbal medicine to treat athlete’s. Many medicinal herbs are used in folk medicine without taking into account their toxicity. Hamelia patens Jacq. (Rubiaceae), a Mexican endemic species.
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A preliminary phytochemical screening of the leaf revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, steroids and tannins.
A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Hamelia patens is a large perennial shrub or small tree in the coffee family, Rubiaceaethat is native to the American subtropics and tropics. Rev Latinoamer Quim 20 2: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Hamelia viridifolia Wernham Schoenleinia thyrsoidea Miers. Hummingbirds are attracted by its flowers and other birds feed on the fruitboth of which will also forage hameia small insects found in the vicinity, jzcq to keep down pests.
African Plants – A Photo Guide – Hamelia patens Jacq.
The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Horticulture Update – Firebush Hamelia patens. Send a request for permission. User Group specific search options Title. There is no available information establishing a means of preparation and dosage other than that referred to by traditional use. The alcoholic extract from the stem was active against Salmonella typhi, Shigella flexneri and Staphylococcus albus.
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Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Planta Med 57 2: Kacq entire aptens contains indole alkaloids: Botanical description Shrub or tree hacq 6 m tall. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Or, Login with your user account:.
According to published and other information: Since some parts of plants could be toxic, might induce side effects, or might have interactions with certain drugs, anyone intending to use them or their products must first consult with a physician or another qualified health care professional. The plant is claimed to have cytostatic activity Despite its somewhat scraggy appearance, this is a valuable garden tree in warmer climates and even in patesn ones, as long as the soil remains above freezing.
Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Leaves in whorls of three, pubescent, obovate to lanceolate, acuminate, cm x 2. Related observations Show all. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. The aqueous extract from the leaf and stem, undiluted, was active in vitro against Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Serratia marcescens and Shigella flexneri. Document specific search options Title.
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Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. J Ethnopharmacol 20 3: Selection on Floral Morphology by Hummingbirds. These flowers are also fed on by butterflies, such as the statira sulphur Pagens statirawhich are attracted to red flowering plants.
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Ann Hamekia Fr 48 2: Data related to Hamelia patens at Wikispecies. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.
Shrub or tree 1- 6 m tall. A survey of avian fauna of Kurukshetra university campus was carried out by direct observation from II, Add Add References: