Pavetta


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Pavetta

an African plant genus in the family Rubiaceae; plants contain an unidentified toxin which causes myocarditis and sudden death due to acute heart failure. The condition is also known as gousiekte. Includes P. harbori, P. schumanniana. Called also pavettabossie, tonnabossie, gousiekte tree, poisonous bride's bush.
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Habila, A Bioactive Flavonoid from Pavetta crassipes K.
japonica Blume Paederia foetida Linnaeus * Pavetta hongkongensis Bremekamp 4 Rubia oncotricha Handel-Mazzetti 8 Boraginaccae Bolhriospermum zeylanicum 14 (J.
Rajatissa, "Acomparative study of the efficacy of Pavetta indica and Osbeckia octandra in the treatment of liver dysfunction," Planta Medica, vol.
Evaluation of nutritive, antioxidant and mineral composition of Pavetta indica Linn.
This was similar to the population dynamics of Crotonothrips dantahasta on Memecylon edule (Melastomataceae), and of Teuchothrips longus on Pavetta hispidula (Rubiaceae), both of which were influenced by the presence of young leaves (Ananthakrishnan & Raman 1989).
particularly in the genera Pavetta, Sericanthe, and Psychotria of the