Myrica cerifera


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bayberry

Herbal medicine
A shrub, the root bark of which contains myricadiol—a triterpene, myricitrin—a flavonoid glycoside, tannins, resin and gum; it is anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and astringent.
 
Toxicity
Electrolyte derangement; retention of Na+ and reduced K+.

Myrica cerifera,

n See bayberry.
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Farias trato de convencer al publico de que la Myrica cerifera era susceptible de convertirse en "ramo de industria", aunque para ello se requeria conocer a fondo la planta de acuerdo con los canones de la ciencia.
21) Como es notorio, no bastaba con utilizar la Myrica cerifera, pues los consumidores estaban habituados a un cierto color de luz, razon por la cual pagaban un monto mayor por las velas blancas que por las verdes.
Como menos frecuentes se encuentran Miconia baracoensis, Myrsine coriacea, Psychotria revoluta, Eugenia pinetorum, Ouratea striata, Clusia rosea, Myrica cerifera y Senecio plumbeus.
Coccothrinax orientalis, Miconia dodecandra, Suberanthus stellatus, Myrica cerifera, Hypericum hypericoides, Rhytidophyllum villosulum, Spermacoce sp.
Most samples containing Rhus toxicodendron, Myrica cerifera, or Cornus florida seeds also contained microspheres, whereas most samples containing R.
Companion plants affect colonization of Myrica cerifera by VA mycorrhizal fungi.
VAM association in the shrub Myrica cerifera on a Virginia, USA Barrier Island.
Plains: Tarodium ascendens [sic], Sabal palmetto, Myrica cerifera [sic],
vomitoria and Myrica cerifera, with Serenoa repens, forms a lower layer
The roots in the younger (6- and 24-yr) swales were composed of fine rhizomatous, Spartina patens perennial roots, but the 36- and 120-yr swales contained longer lived, woody Myrica cerifera roots (Conn and Day, 1993).
Greater nitrogen availability in the 120-yr reference site may be influenced by Myrica cerifera thicket encroachment.
Pinus taeda naturally invades Myrica cerifera thickets as the shrub community succeeds to a maritime forest on southeastern USA barrier islands.