Cycas


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Related to Cycas: Cycas circinalis, Gymnosperms

Cycas

one of the cycad genera from Australia, Asia, the Pacific and eastern Africa. Includes C. armstrongii (C. lane-poolei), C. angulata, C. basaltica, C. media, C. circinalis, C. revoluta. They contain the cycad glycoside cycasin. The leaves cause incoordination when eaten by cattle; see zamia staggers. The seeds may also cause severe gastroenteritis and hepatic necrosis. Seeds of C. circinalis are also eaten by humans as guam and may cause a degenerative disease of the nervous system in them. Called also zamia.
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y Cycas micronesica (Raimondo & Donaldson, 2003; Lopez-Gallego, 2008; Marler, 2012).
Identification and characterization of a bactericidal and proapoptotic peptide from Cycas revoluta seeds with DNA binding properties.
In very old stems of some Encephalartos and Cycas species, the leaf bases and cataphylls are shed at the base to make way for a periderm layer (Grobbelaar, 2004).
Eduard Elias, managing partner of Cycas Hospitality said the city's connectivity and its culture were among the factors that aided the deal, making the hotel a good fit for the firm.
Cycad aulacaspis scale prefers hosts in the genus Cycas, which is native to Asia, and it was first reported in the United States in Miami, Florida, infesting ornamental King Sago (C.
C'est pourquoi, j'ai plante les manguiers, des goyaviers, des eucalyptus en plus des fleurs ornementales [Euphorbia poissoni, Jatropha Cycas revoluta, Sanseveria sp (Pervenche de Madagascar)].
Cycas will continue to manage the 132-suite extended-stay hotel, located on the Kings Waterfront opposite the ECHO Arena, and aimed primarily at the business market.
Through an extensive interaction with the local healers quite a few plant species were identified and were ranked according to use in treatment of diabetes; fruits of Cycas pectinata Griff.
Over the las t few decades s everal c las s es of thes e compounds have eme rged as potential therapeutic candidates for e xa mple ela io mycin, cycas in, azo xybacilin and valanimycin [11, 12].
L'architecture et la decoration [beaucoup moins que] Domaine de Derb [beaucoup plus grand que] proposent un choix de villas d'exception avec la Villa Cocos, la Villa Cycas, la Villa Howea, la Villa Phoenix ou encore la Villa Washingtonia.