Gnidia


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Gnidia

genus of small, African, woody plants in the family Thymelaeaceae which contain daphnetin and cause cardiomyopathy, nephrosis and enteritis. Contains G. kraussiana, G. anthylloides, burchellii, G. latifolia, G. polycephala. Called also Lasiosiphon spp., Arthrosolen spp., harpuisbos, januariebos.
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1987) gut content includes organic detritus as the major component (60%, more than 50%, and 50% respectively), whereas in other species like Chione gnidia, C.
hyotis and plankton composition in the vicinity of the oyster bank points to a direct relationship between these two factors, as in the case of Chione gnidia, C.
Contribucion al conocimiento de la alimentacion de Chione gnidia (Broderip y Sowerby, 1829), C.
Intervascular pit pairs in woods of Gnidia caffra, Dirca palustris, and two species of Pimelea were observed with both light and scanning electron microscopy.
Specifically, it provides a characterization of pits in Gnidia caffra (Meisn.
Daphne, Dirca, and Pimelea have tracheids as well as vessel members; Gnidia has only the latter.
Species of Gnidia and Pimelea used in this study have irregularities known as vestures along the rims of their pit apertures (Figs.
The more distantly related genera, Drapetes, Gnidia, and Pimelea (different tribe, same subfamily) also have no tori.
Clearly, in this study the circularity ratio is much less for pit apertures of Pimelea and Gnidia than for Daphne and Dirca.
To the best of our knowledge, vestures in Gnidia are reported for the first time.