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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If you can verify this image, please contact the Native Plant Database Manager. Pistillate flowers resembling staminate; carpel 1; style 2. Burch, Kathryn Byerley, M.

Anderson, Beth Armstrong, Patricia K. Morey, Roy Morrison, Darrel G. Stransky, Bill Strickland, Sam C. The varieties are treated here with some reservation. Lower Taxa Euphorbiaceae Jussieu Jatropha dioica var. McVaugh b recognized two 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.


Stems spreading, reddish brown when actively growing or red to dark red or grayish when dormantmuch-branched, rubbery-succulent, glabrous; short shoots common; latex watery, colorless to cloudy-whitish in fast growing shoots, blood red in basal portion of older shoots and rhizomes. Marr, Minnette Martin, Edwin M.

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Dioicaa, Cindy Gore, Barry G. Common names include leatherstem and sangre de drago. Male inflorescences are clustered cymes. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society.

Sangre de drago acts as a nurse plant for small cacti such as Lophophora species. Trees, Shrubs, and Cacti of South Texas.

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Mozinna spathulata Ortega [1]. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. Jatropha dioica Scientific classification Kingdom: All images are copyrighted jatrkpha are the property of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the photographers. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities from Jatropha dioica roots.

Wasowski, Sally and Andy City: Login eFloras Home Help. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, fascicles; peduncle absent; bracts absent. Seeds solid gray-brown, spheric, 12 mm diam. Native Plant Information Network.

University of Texas Press. They are tough [5] and sufficiently flexible to be tied into overhand knots without breaking. Texas Agricultural Extension Service: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Search Google Images for Jatropha dioica.