Phytolacca


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Phytolacca

genus of plants in the family Phytolaccaceae; suspected to contain a toxic saponin which causes enteritis with vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea. The illness may be fatal. Includes P. americana (P. decandra, poke or pokeweed), P. dioica, P. octandra (ink weed), P. dodecandra.
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Borella and Pastorini (2009) have also noted a reduction in the GSI for tomato and Bidens pilosa seeds due to the action of aqueous extracts from Phytolacca dioica leaves and that such reductions were intensified with increasing extract concentrations.
spiralis, Phytolacca bogotensis, Abatia parviflora, Dodonaea viscosa, Bacharis latifolia, Gnaphalium sp, Pennisetum clandestinum, Senecio madagascariensis, Crocosmia x crocosmiflora, Baccharis latifolia, Cirsium vulgare, Citharexylum subflavecens, Miconia squamulosa, Tradescantia sp.
Dado su parentesco con otras especies del genero Phytolacca, el ombu entre otras, presenta propiedades fungicidas y fungi estaticas y podria contener compuestos antitumorales, antivirales, bactericidas e insecticidas.
En los suelos calcareos de los cordones de conchilla se desarrolla el bosque xerofilo conocido como "bosque de tala", conformado por ocho especies arboreas: Celtis tala (tala), Scutia buxifolia (coronillo), Jodina rhombifolia (sombra de toro), Schinus longifolius (molle), Sambucus australis (sauco), Phytolacca dioica (ombu), Sapium hacmatospermum (curupi) y Colletia spinosissima (brusquilla).
Laboratories could occasionally--as was the case for ointment of Phytolacca decandra (poke root) (96) --find formulation instructions in Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, a book written by Surgeon F.
D8, Myristica D3, Phytolacca D3, Pyrogenium D10, Rhus tox.
Berry productivity and molluscicidal saponin yield of Phytolacca dodecandra (Phytolaccaceae) under different sunlight, watering and nutrient conditions.
5m (5ft) pokeweed, Phytolacca americana, with spikes of glistening black fruits, though they are poisonous, to little lily-of-the-valley, which sometimes produces red berries - remarkably large when compared with the tiny flowers - and often outlasting the leaves.
Comparative development of viable and aborted ovules in Phytolacca americana L.
Myiadestes metanops Seit, ("jilguero"), se alimentan de frutos de Phytolacca decandra, que tine los excrementos de rojo palido.
Phytolacca spp and their preparations (toxic substances that produce adverse pharmacological effects).
Pulsatilla - a flower derivative - and phytolacca americana were prescribed for the arthritic condition, together with formica rufa - derived from red ants - injections into her limbs.