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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The alcoholic extract from the leaf was active against Salmonella newport and Serratia marcescens. There is no available information establishing a means of preparation and dosage other than that hameelia to by traditional use. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Its range extends from Florida in the southern United States to as far south as Argentina.

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J Ethnopharmacol 20 3: The plant is claimed to have cytostatic activity In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. These flowers are hameoia fed on by butterflies, such as the statira sulphur Aphrissa statirawhich are attracted to red flowering plants.

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Encyclopedia of Life EOL. A survey of avian fauna of Kurukshetra university campus was carried out by direct observation from 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 Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.

Leaves in whorls of three, pubescent, patfns to lanceolate, acuminate, cm x 2. 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. A number of active compounds have been found in firebush, including maruquineisomaruquinepteropodineisopteropodinepalmirinerumberineseneciophylline and stigmastene-3,6-dione.

Hamelia patens Habitus Conservation status.

Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. The alcoholic extract from the leaf and stem was active against Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus. Hamelia viridifolia Wernham Schoenleinia thyrsoidea Miers. Rev Cubana Med Trop 31 2: The entire plant contains indole alkaloids: The aqueous extract from the leaf and stem, undiluted, was active in vitro against Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Serratia marcescens and Shigella flexneri.

A preliminary phytochemical screening of the leaf revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, steroids and tannins. Related observations Show all. Selection on Floral Morphology by Hummingbirds. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. The aerial parts contain phenylpropanoids: In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy.

Or, Login with your user account:. Send a request for permission. The information provided is for educational purposes only for the benefit of the general public and health professionals. The acetone extracts from the leaf and stem did not demonstrate activity against any of the strains studied 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 patens is a large perennial shrub jacs small tree in the coffee family, Rubiaceaethat is native to the American subtropics and tropics. Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. Checklists specific search options Observed during.

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