The juice obtained by pressing the leaves of Bryophyllum calycinum ( Crassulaceae) exhibited histamine-blocking activity. 2. The juice contains flavonoid. Bryophyllum calycinum belongs to the family crassulaceae was widely used in traditional medicine especially in the tropical areas. The plant contained alkaloids. This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears above. PreviousNext. Back to top. Table of Contents · Download PDF · Article Alerts.
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They are thick, fleshy, elliptical in shape, curved, with a crenate or serrated margin, often reddish. It is in general, by escaping from the gardens that it becomes naturalized. The leaves are remarkable for their ability to bryophyllu, bulblets. It is a succulent, perennial plantabout 1m tall, with a fleshy cylindrical stem and a reddish color for the bryophylluk and it flowers most of the year.
It is distinctive for the profusion of miniature plantlets that form on the margins of its phyllocladesa trait it has in common with some other members of its genus. Simple at the base of the stem, the leaves are imparipinnate at the top, cm longwith pairs of fleshy limb lobes. Like most succulents, this one does not support frost.
In the Philippines it is known as katakataka or kataka-taka which is an adjective meaning astonishing or remarkable.
When the seedlings formed fall to the ground, they root and quickly give new plants. It is yellowish in color with red-purple streaks. Please enter your password Forgotten your password?
Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum calycinum.
In the French West IndiesKalanchoe pinnata, called zeb maltet, is used in local application against headaches. Bufadienolides and phenanthrene are toxic compounds.
This is a fairly common trait in the subgenus Bryophyllum. The calyx is formed of a long tube, red at the base, veined with yellowish green or green spotted with reddish brownwith four very small triangular lobes at the end.
The fruits are follicles mm which are found in the persistent calyx and corolla. New York, The Macmillan Co. At the same time, in Londonthe botanist Richard Anthony Salisbury described the same plant from a specimen received from Bengalunder the name of Bryophyllum calycinumand at the same time created the new genus Bryophyllum. The eight 8 stamens 4 cm long are in two whorls, welded on the corolla.
Bryophyllum pinnatum Leaf imparipinnate with five leaflets Scientific classification Kingdom: Bufadienolide compounds isolated from Bryophyllum pinnatum include bryophillin A which showed strong anti-tumor promoting activity in vitroand bersaldegeninacetate and bryophillin C which were less active.
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This file is lacking author information. Hawaii’s Most Invasive Horticultural Plants. Against headaches, Palikur rubs their forehead with a mixture of kalanchoe leaf calycinhm with coconut oil.
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The plant Kalanchoe pinnata was harvested by Pierre Sonnerat in Isle de France Mauritius and communicated to Lamarck who described it in as the Cotyledon pinnata. Bryophyllum poisoning of cattle”. Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on October 17, Filipino Herbs Healing Wonders. For the people of the Amazon, kalanchoe has multiple uses: Hequet Mr Le Corre, Bryophgllum. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum calycinum.
Subsequently, the Paris naturalist Christiaan Hendrik Persoon reclassified it in the Kalanchoe calling it Calanchoe pinnatawith an orthographic variant. Bryophyllum pinnatumalso known as the air plantcathedral bellslife plantmiracle leafand Goethe plant is a succulent plant native to Madagascarwhich is a popular houseplant and has become naturalized in tropical and subtropical areas. The tubular corollacalyccinum a pronounced constriction separating the subspherical part of the ovoid part, is terminated by four lobes which reaches 5 cm in length.
Bryophyllum pinnatum has become naturalized in tropical and subtropical areas, inhabiting warm and temperate climates from sea level to 2, meters, occupying sites on rock in tropical evergreen and deciduous forestsas well as montane forests.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat The nursery-book; a complete guide to the multiplication of plants Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae. Two calves fed for 48 hours with K. Bryophyllum pinnatum has been recorded in Trinidad and Tobago as being used as a traditional treatment for hypertension.
Royal Society of Chemistry. Bryophyllums are a section of the genus Kalanchoe, a taxon of around species of succulents native to warm and tropical climates, with bell, urn or tubular flowers. Red Pierrot butterfly is resting on edge of leaf. The writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethewho was an amateur naturalist of some repute, was “passionately fond” of this plant and liked to give the baby plantlets as gifts to friends who visited his home.
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Page 1 of 1. Sell images Our Blog. In temperate regions, Kalanchoe pinnata is grown as an indoor ornamental plant.