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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African Plants – A Photo Guide – Hamelia patens Jacq.

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Rev Latinoamer Quim 20 2: Fruit subglobose or ellipsoid, mm patrns diameter, red when unripe, and black when ripe. Despite its somewhat scraggy appearance, this is a valuable garden tree in warmer climates and even in temperate ones, as long as the soil remains above freezing. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.

Duke’s Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases – Hamelia patens. TRAMIL Research A preliminary phytochemical screening of the leaf revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, steroids and tannins.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Technology Biodiversity in India. Use of soap made with the plant, in a clinical study, induced improvement and accelerated the healing of wounds Hamelia patens is a large perennial shrub or small tree in hwmelia coffee family, Rubiaceaethat is native to the American subtropics and tropics.

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The fruits have a refreshing, acidic taste and are also edible by humans; in Mexicothey are made into a fermented drink. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk hameliz what happens when the organism is removed. User Group specific search options Title.


All districts Tamil Nadu: The aerial parts contain phenylpropanoids: The fresh leaf and the leaf juice, applied topically to injuries on the sole of the foot, have been used as anti-inflammatory and healing agents Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. The acetone extracts from the leaf and stem did not demonstrate activity against any of the strains studied Planta Med 57 2: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Horticulture Update – Firebush Hamelia patens.

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