A total of 67 healers from the mainstream Bengali-speaking population and the Rakhain tribe were interviewed and data collected on 34 anti-malarial plants, of which the Acanthaceae and Asteraceae
family anti-malarial plants are described in the present report.
On the reserve, Asteraceae
has the greatest species richness (20%) of flowering plants (Valiente-Banuet and De Luna, 1990) and above-ground net primary productivity of the ecosystem (>32.
The plant Verbesina encelioides is a member of the Asteraceae
(Sunflower family), formerly the Compositeae family; it is an erect annual herb commonly seen to heights of 0.
Vendruscolo and Mentz (2006) reported that these two families (Asteraceae
and Lamiaceae) were the most cited in a study conducted in the district of Ponta Grossa (Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul State), Rodrigues and Carlini (2003) reported that plants from the Asteraceae
family are the most used by a "quilombola" community of Mato Grosso near Cuiaba, in a study performed by Damasceno and Barbosa (2008) in the Brazilian Savanna region and in the Martinesia community (Uberlandia, Minas Gerais State), the Asteraceae
and Lamiaceae families were the most cited.
and Leguminosae are families with a ge number of species; consequently, with a higher obability of becoming used by the human populations.
Cabrera's paper on Mutisieae (1977), first presented at the International Symposium on the Biology and Chemistry of Asteraceae
in 1975, can be viewed as the first, modern systematic review of the tribe Mutisieae.
is next with 9 species followed by Fabaceae.
La familia mas diversa a nivel de generos es Asteraceae
con 22, seguida por Poaceae con 11 y Fabaceae con 10; entre las menos diversas estan Oleaceae y Liliaceae que contienen 1 o 2 respectivamente.
Largest families in the flora were the Asteraceae
and Cyperaceae, each with 127 species and the Poaceae with l00 species.
Key words: Moquinia kingii, Asteraceae
, trypanocidal activity, antimicrobial activity
The genus is placed in the family Asteraceae
(the daisies, also once known as the Compositae).
Several central Texas winter annual Asteraceae
produce seeds that are dormant when produced, while seeds of Pyrrhopappus multicaulis (Texas dandelion) another winter annual lack dormancy (Baskin et al.