Pak J Biol Sci. May;17(5) Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities from Jatropha dioica roots. Silva-Belmares Y, Rivas-Morales C, Viveros-Valdez E. PDF | The antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of organic extracts obtained from roots of the medicinal plant Jatropha dioica (Euphorbiaceae) were investigated. Jatropha dioica Sessé, Gaz. Lit. México. 3(suppl.): 4. [F]. Sangre de drago, sangregado, leatherstem Sangre de drago, sangregado, leatherstem.

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They are tough [5] and sufficiently flexible to be tied into overhand knots without breaking.

Wasowski, Sally and Andy City: Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants. Leaves deciduous, fascicled on short shoots; stipules deciduous, linear, 1—2 mm, undivided; petiole 0—0.

McVaugh b recognized jatroha varieties in Jatropha dioica based primarily on leaf shape; the two are not readily recognizable and probably hybridization between them has resulted in intermediate populations, as McVaugh noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Views Read Edit View history. Cook, Kathleen Graves Corley, W. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jatropha dioica. Leaf blades linear-spatulate, 1. Goldman, Cindy Gore, Barry G.

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Alex, Betty Alex, Thomas C. Texas Tech University Press. If you can verify this image, please contact the Native Plant Database Manager. Benny Simpson’s Texas Native Shrubs.

Their flowers possess 3. Seeds jstropha gray-brown, spheric, 12 mm diam.

Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities from Jatropha dioica roots.

The roots contain riolozatrione C 20 H 26 O 3a diterpene with antimicrobial properties. Varieties 2 2 in the flora: Texas Agricultural Extension Service: Bugh, Valerie Bugh, Valerie G. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, fascicles; peduncle absent; bracts absent.

Sangre de drago, sangregado, leatherstem Sangre de drago, sangregado, leatherstem Subshrubs, to 1 m, dioecious, rhizomatous, often forming colonies. All images are copyrighted and are the property of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the photographers.

Sweeney, Collene Swint, Richard B. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society. Jatropha dioica Scientific classification Kingdom: Common names include leatherstem and sangre de drago. Pingry, Carl Pisapia, Robert J. Jatropha dioica is traditionally used in the treatment of dental issues such as gingivitisloose teeth, bleeding gums, and toothache.


Pistillate flowers resembling staminate; carpel 1; style 2. University of Arizona Press. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Big Jatfopha National Park. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Stransky, Bill Strickland, Sam C. This page was last edited on 16 Februaryat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Heisch, Randy Henderson, Mary S.

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Leaf blades oblanceolate to narrowly obovate, 3. Clippard, Lee Coburn, Ruth B.

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