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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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. Please note that these callycinum are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability – coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum calycinum.

Archived from the original on October 17, In common with other Crassulaceae such as the genera TylecodonCotyledon and AdromischusBryophyllum pinnatum has been found xalycinum contain bufadienolide cardiac glycosides [12] These can cause cardiac poisoningparticularly in grazing animals.

Simple at the base of the stem, the leaves are imparipinnate at the top, cm longwith pairs of fleshy limb lobes. In the French West IndiesKalanchoe pinnata, called zeb maltet, is used in local application against headaches. The ovary has four carpels calyciunm, slightly fused together in the center, with slender styles.


Page 1 of 1. The “leaves” of this species are actually leaf-stem combinations called phylloclades.

The terminal inflorescence is a paniclewith many pendent, red-orange flowers. 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 writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethewho was claycinum 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. Bryophy,lum sent an email to Please follow the instructions to reset your password. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Archived from the original on It is yellowish in color with red-purple streaks. Bufadienolide compounds isolated from Bryophyllum pinnatum include bryophillin A which showed strong bryophyllkm promoting activity in vitroand bersaldegeninacetate and bryophillin C which were less active.

Enter your log in email address and we’ll send you a link to reset your password. If is associated with an Alamy account you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. In the Philippines it is known as katakataka or kataka-taka bryophylllum is an adjective meaning astonishing or remarkable.

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Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum calycinum.

It is a succulent, perennial plantabout 1m tall, with a fleshy cylindrical stem and a reddish color for the youngest and it flowers most of the year.

It is in general, by escaping from the gardens that it becomes naturalized. Red Pierrot butterfly is resting on edge of leaf.


Bufadienolides and phenanthrene are toxic compounds. In temperate regions, Kalanchoe pinnata is grown as an indoor ornamental plant. Sell images Our Blog.

At the same time, in Londonthe botanist Richard Anthony Salisbury described the same plant from a specimen received from Bengalunder the name of Bryophyllum bryophyllumand at the same time created the new genus Bryophyllum.

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Filipino Herbs Healing Wonders. Fischer, Jenap. Royal Society of Chemistry. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Bryophyllum poisoning of cattle”. 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. In Maharashtra state of india it is called “Panfuti” Whoes leaves grow out from leaf.

Or Coloured Figures of Plants, Tafel Continue Cancel Send email OK. Perrier Boiteau Kalanchoe calcicola H. The leaves are remarkable for their ability to produce bulblets. The fruits are follicles mm which are found in the persistent calyx and corolla. The nursery-book; a complete guide to the multiplication of plants An jeder Einbuchtung findet sich ein dunkler Fleck; von jedem derselben entwickelt sich sehr leicht caljcinum Kn Recent searches:

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