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Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of ethanolic extracts of Lychnophora species
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2008-02-28) [Artigo]
Extracts from Lychnophora species are traditionally used in Brazil as anti-inflammatory, and to treat bruise, pain and rheumatism. The ethanolic extract of aerial parts of five species of Lychnophoras and one specie of ...
Root, shoot and leaf traits of the congeneric Styrax species may explain their distribution patterns in the cerrado sensu lato areas in Brazil
(Functional Plant Biology, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
Shoot and root lengths, the number of leaves, biomass and leaf area were measured in Styrax ferrugineus Nees and Mart., Styrax camporum Pohl. and Styrax pohlii A. DC cultivated in rhizotrons. Additionally, young individuals ...
Three New Species of Salacia from Mesoamerica (Celastraceae, Salacioideae)
(Novon, 2009-09-01) [Artigo]
Three new species of Salacia L. from Mesoamerica (Celastraceae, Salacioideae) are described from Panama. Salacia macrocremastra Lombardi is characterized by its very long pedicels to 50 mm, large flowers to 19 mm diam., ...
Histochemical analysis of seed reserve mobilization in Passiflora edulis Sims fo. flavicarpa O. Deg. (yellow passion fruit) during germination
(Brazilian Journal of Biology, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
In the present work, we analyzed the histochemical aspects of Passiflora edulis seeds reserve mobilization during the first ten days of germination. Our results showed that mainly lipids present in the endosperm are used ...
Proposal to conserve the name Maytenus ilicifolia Mart. ex Reissek against M. ilicifolia (Schrad.) Planch. (Celastraceae)
(Taxon, 2012-04-01) [Editorial]
The botanical collections of father Jose Pivetta incorporated in the Herbarium Rioclarense (HRCB)
(Taxon, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
Size and lipid content of nonmyrmecochorous diaspores: Effects on the interaction with litter-foraging ants in the Atlantic rain forest of Brazil
(Plant Ecology, 2001-12-01) [Artigo]
Ants are often attracted to diaspores not adapted for dispersal by ants. These diaspores may occasionally benefit from this interaction. We selected six nonmyrmecochorous plant species (Virola oleifera, Eugenia stictosepala, ...
Uso e conservação de Piper cernuum Vell. (Piperaceae) na Mata Atlântica: I. Fenologia reprodutiva e dispersão de sementes
(Revista Brasileira de Plantas Medicinais, 2003-04-01) [Artigo]
The pariparoba (Piper cernuum Vell.), a native plant from the Atlantic Tropical Forest (ATF), has been commonly used in folk medicine. Works seeking the exploitation of P. cernuum natural populations need to be accomplished, ...
Morphological effects of flooding on Styrax pohlii and the dynamics of physiological responses during flooding and post-flooding conditions
(Aquatic Botany, 2014-10-01) [Artigo]
Styrax pohlii naturally occurs in flood-prone areas and its capacity to survive floods is intriguing. Here we checked whether flooded potted plants of this species develop adventitious roots with aerenchyma, how rapid ...
Leaf and inflorescence peduncle anatomy: a contribution to the taxonomy of Rapateaceae
(Plant Systematics And Evolution, 2014-08-01) [Artigo]
The anatomy of leaves and inflorescence peduncles was studied in species of Monotrema (4), Stegolepis (1) and Saxofridericia (1), aiming to contribute to the taxonomy of Rapateaceae. The form and structure of leaf blade ...