Cephaelis


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Uragoga

(yūr'ă-gō'gă),
A genus of tropical plants (family Rubiaceae). Uragoga ipecacuanha (Cephaelis ipecacuanha) is the source of Rio or Brazilian ipecac; Uragoga acuminata (C. acuminata) is the source of Cartagena, Nicaragua, or Panama ipecac.
Synonym(s): Cephaelis

Cephaelis

a South American plant genus of the family Rubiaceae whose root contains emetine, a powerful emetic, which at one time was used pharmaceutically. Poisoning may occur and is manifested by persistent, violent vomiting. Includes Cephaelis ipecacuanha (C. acuminata); called also ipecac, ipecacuanha.
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peishaensis, Cyclobalanopsis disciformis, Quercus bawanglingensis, Aglaia lawii, Toona ciliata, Cephaelis laui, Scutellaria hainanensis, Hedychium villoswn, Acanthephippium sylhetense, Bulbophyllum delitescens, Ceratostylis hainanensis, Cleisostoma simondii var.
y el estrato arbustivo alto (10-15 m) y bajo (menor a 10 m) por lo regular estan dominados por Helicteres mexicana, Apeiba tibourbou, Rudgea cornifolia, Cephaelis elata, Inga vera, Amphitecna sp.
1999) com as especies Cephaelis ipecacuanha e Eclipta alba, que se mostraram mais vigorosas ao serem co-cultivadas.
mexicana Hederin Hederacolchiside A1 Pentamidine Ampho B Maesa balansae Maesabalides III Maesabalides L infantum (Myrsinaceae) IV Amphotericin B L infantum Stibogluconate Stibogluconate L donovani Pera benensis Plumbagin L amazonensis 3,3' - Biplumbagin 8,8'- Biplumbagin Glucantime Cephaelis 1- L.
Durante el siglo XX diversos investigadores (Leon 1968, Trease y Evans 1988) hacen referencia al aprovechamiento de Cephaelis ipecacuana, (Brot.
In vitro plant regeneration from leaf callus of Cephaelis ipecacuanha A.
ipecac, emetic and dysentery cure from Central American Cephaelis sp.
In March 1989, the most abundantly flowering of these were the shrub or treelet Cephaelis elata Sw.
Micrographic references with a light microscope are reported in previous work on the bark of Cinchonae succirubrae (Koch, 1901; Jackson and Snowdon, 1974) and the root of Cephaelis ipecacuanha and Cephaelis acuminata (Jackson and Snowdon, 1974).