Excoecaria


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Excoecaria

Asian and Australian trees in the family Euphorbiaceae; their milky sap is very irritating and causes intense pain in the eye or on other tender parts. Cause poisoning of livestock. No specific toxin has been identified. Includes E. agallochia (river poison tree, milky mangrove), E. dallychyana (gutta-percha).
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Chemical compositions of medicinal mangrove species Acanthus ilicifolius, Excoecaria agallacha, Rhizophora apiculata and Rhizophora mucronata.
5 m, the Rhizophora and Oncosperma pollen is dominant along with a few grains of the Excoecaria aggulocha pollen.
2006) methanol extract of Excoecaria agallocha leaves and shoots (Chandrasekaran et al.
Synergistic effect of cytokinin and auxins in axillary shoot induction has been also reported for rootstocks selections of Cymbidium [52], Wattakaka volubilis [36] and Excoecaria agallocha [4].
Diterpenoids isolated from stems and twigs of Excoecaria agallocha showed anti-inflammatory potency to suppress expression of nuclear factor-[kappa]B and AP-1 targeted genes including tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF-[alpha]) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) induced by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) in mouse macrophages Raw 264.
Wood anatomy of sex low density hardwoods (Alstonia scholaris, Anthocephalus chinensis, Bombax ceiba (Bombax malabaricum), Bombax insigne, Excoecaria agallocha and Trewia nudiflora) of Bangladesh.
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The sacred tree Excoecaria agallocha exudes an acrid latex that is injurious to human eyes.
The remaining mangrove forest left to Tha Po Village consists of a variety of tree species with Avicennia marina (55%), Excoecaria agallocha (35%), Thespesia populnea (5%), and Rhizophora apiculata (5%) being predominant.
sphaerocarpa (menyawai), Excoecaria indica (kebuau), Ficus microcarpa (jabai), Hopea dasyrrhachis (tekam air), Mallotus sumatranus (belantik), and Pternandra galeata (kelusuk bujang).