By May, stung by the angry protests of the neighborhood groups that had sprung up to oppose her, she had withdrawn the application, although another application, to register the Mayapple
Center as a nonprofit, was still in the works.
Currently, add the researchers, podophyllotoxin is produced commercially using the roots and rhizomes of Indian mayapple
, the endangered species harvested from the wild in India, Pakistan, Nepal, and China.
Other types of early soft mast that deserve at least passing mention: sumac berries, American beauty berries (French mulberries), pawpaws and mayapples
. Sumac, easily spotted because of its brilliant colors of red and magenta, is one of the first harbingers of fall along banks and roadsides, while beauty berries--with their distinctive pink--are found in the forest understory.
Traditionally, podophyllotoxin has been obtained from the roots of a wild Asian plant, Podophyllum emodi, a cousin of the mayapple
. The Asian plant is found only in alpine and sub-alpine areas of the Himalaya mountains.
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Memorable characters include Ryder, Willow's stern yet loving father; Cholly Dee, who knew Willow's mother before they were kidnapped in Africa; Silvey, an exploited but undaunted lady's maid; and Mayapple
, Willow's horse.
bud-bursting serviceberry, potboiler mayapple
, bodice-busting lack of
, wake-robin, bloodroot, and the kids, itchy and hot,
Podophyllum peltatum L.: mayapple
. Abundant in woods; 125; 94; C = 3.
Podophyllum peltatum Mayapple
, Indian Used for Apple, Umbrella gastrointestinal Plant disorders, rheumatism, and intestinal worms.
is another wildflower that spreads as a clone.
Podophyllin is a keratolytic resin extracted from the plant, Podophyllum peltatum (Mayapple