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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Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. There is no available information establishing a means of preparation and dosage other than that referred to by traditional use. Int J Crude Drug Res 23 1: TRAMIL Research A preliminary phytochemical screening of the leaf revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, steroids and tannins. Technology Biodiversity in India.

A number of active compounds have been found in firebush, including maruquineisomaruquinepteropodineisopteropodinepalmirinerumberineseneciophylline and stigmastene-3,6-dione.

The plants are used in folk medicine for a range of ailments. The fresh leaf and the leaf juice, in topical application to injuries in which the skin of the sole of the foot had been broken caused neither objective nor subjective evidence of intolerability, nor undesirable effects The alcoholic extract from the leaf was active against Salmonella newport and Serratia marcescens.

The acetone extracts from the leaf and stem did not demonstrate activity against any of the strains studied The fruits have a refreshing, acidic taste and are also edible by humans; in Mexicothey are made namelia a fermented drink. Uses and Management Uses and Management Patnes.


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Skip to main content. Fruit subglobose or ellipsoid, mm in 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. Can include ecosystem services. Retrieved March 13, Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. According to published and other information: A survey of avian fauna of Kurukshetra university campus was carried out by direct observation from Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.

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Duke’s Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases – Hamelia patens. The current map showing distribution of species jcq only indicative. Since some parts of plants could be toxic, might induce side effects, or might have interactions with certain drugs, anyone intending to use them or their products must first consult with a physician or another qualified health care professional.

Document specific search options Title. Shrub or tree 1- 6 m tall. Leaves in hameoia of three, pubescent, obovate to lanceolate, acuminate, cm x 2. Ann Pharm Fr 48 2: Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

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Hamelia viridifolia Wernham Schoenleinia thyrsoidea Miers. Data related to Hamelia patens at Wikispecies. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Selection on Floral Morphology by Hummingbirds. The alcoholic extract from the stem was active against Salmonella typhi, Shigella flexneri and Staphylococcus albus. Planta Med 57 2: It includes published material or suggestions from jacqq author or others.


The alcoholic extract from the leaf and stem was active against Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus. List Duhamelia odorata Willd. The aqueous extract from the leaf and stem, undiluted, was active in vitro against Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Serratia marcescens and Shigella flexneri.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. 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 Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy.

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Firebush has orangish-red tubular flowerswhich recruit hummingbirds and butterflies for pollination. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Hamelia patens

Remember me Forgot password? A preliminary phytochemical screening of the leaf revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, steroids and tannins. Observation specific search options Observed during. The plant is claimed to ;atens cytostatic activity