Heliotropium


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Heliotropium

plant genus of the Boraginaceae family; contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids; causes hepatic injury and a syndrome of depression, jaundice and photosensitization. Also a significant contributor to the development of toxemic jaundice in sheep; may also cause sufficient intravascular hemolysis to result in hemoglobinuria and hemolytic anemia. Includes H. amplexicaule, H. europaeum, H. ovalifolium. Called also heliotrope.
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Antineoplastic and antiviral screening of pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Heliotropium subulatum.
Andhiwal CK, Has C, Varshney RP (1985) Chemical and Pharmacological studies of Heliotropium indicum.
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The soil is mainly coralline rubble with some organic humus and the natural vegetation was low, scrubby forest dominated by Heliotropium foertherianum (formerly Tournefortia argentea).