Myrica cerifera


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bayberry

Herbal medicine
A shrub, the root bark of which contains myricadiol—a triterpene, myricitrin—a flavonoid glycoside, tannins, resin and gum; it is anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and astringent.
 
Toxicity
Electrolyte derangement; retention of Na+ and reduced K+.
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(21) Como es notorio, no bastaba con utilizar la Myrica cerifera, pues los consumidores estaban habituados a un cierto color de luz, razon por la cual pagaban un monto mayor por las velas blancas que por las verdes.
Como menos frecuentes se encuentran Miconia baracoensis, Myrsine coriacea, Psychotria revoluta, Eugenia pinetorum, Ouratea striata, Clusia rosea, Myrica cerifera y Senecio plumbeus.
Companion plants affect colonization of Myrica cerifera by VA mycorrhizal fungi.
distichum, 2005* Montezuma, Taxodium 287 68 89 377 mucronatum, 1995 Barreta Helietta parvifolia, [star] 18 34 25 58 1989 Basswood American, Tilia americana, 277 89 87 388 1991 Carolina, Tilia caroliniana, 124 107 60 246 2001* Carolina, Tilia caroliniana, 155 75 57 244 2001* White, Tilia heterophylla, 223 116 57 353 [star] 1997 Bayberry Northern, Myrica 11 15 10 28 pensylvanica, 1999 Odorless, Myrica inodora, 33 18 23 57 [star] 1994 Pacific, Myrica californica, 66 35 39 111 2003 Southern, Myrica cerifera, 72 51 84 144 2005 Baycedar Suriana maritima, [star] 1995 10 12 23 28 Beech American, Fagus grandifolia, 279 115 138 429 [star] 1995 Birch Alaska ppr., Betula 99 63 47 174 papyrifera var.
Table 2: Exotic Natural Waxes Common Name INCI or Botanical Name Apple wax Pyrus malus Bayberry (Myrtle) wax Myrica cerifera Chinese wax Fraxinus chinensis Chinese Tallow wax Sapium sebiferum Esparto wax Stipa tenacissim Ilex Wax Ilex paraguariensis Japan wax Cotinus Coggygria Orange Peel wax Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Wax Ouricouri wax Syagrus coronata Rice Bran wax Oryza sativa Sugar Cane wax Saccharum spp.
Thyrallis Myrcianthes fragrans (Sw.) McVaugh Simpson's stopper Podocarpus macrophyllus (Thunb.) Sweet Podocarpus Myrica cerifera (L.) Small Wax myrtle Tabebuia heterophylla (DC.) Britt.
Wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera), oaks, sweetgum, switchcane (Arundinaria sp.) and saw palmetto are common understory plants.
distichum, 2001 Montezuma, Toxodiam 268 85 mucronatum, 1995 BARRETA Helietta parvifolia, 1989 18 34 BASSWOOD American, Tilia americana, 292 78 1993 Carolina, Tilia caroliniana, 124 107 2001 Carolina, Tilia caroliniana, 155 75 2001 White, Tilia heterophylla, 223 116 1997 BAYBERRY Northern, Myrica pensylvanica, 10 13 1999 Odorless, Myrica inodora, 33 18 1994 Pacific, Myrica californica, 46 38 1999 Southern, Myrica cerifera, 68 28 1993 (*) Southern, Myrica cerifera, 76 20 1994 (*) Southern, Myrica cerifera, 72 25 1994 (*) Southern, Myrica cerifera, 68 26 1994 (*) BAYCEDAR Suriana maritima, 1995 10 12 BEECH American, Fagus grandifolia, 279 115 1994 BIRCH Alaska paper, Betula 72 64 papyrifera var.
4.66 4.31 2.47 11.44 Myrica cerifera 5.33 3.18 0.07 8.58 Ilex vomitoria 4.00 2.05 1.75 7.80 Quercus alba 1.33 0.45 5.84 7.62 Crataegus marshallii 4.00 2.50 0.78 7.28 Carya texana 3.33 1.59 1.40 6.32 Quercus stellata 2.66 1.59 1.48 5.73 Smilax rotundifolia 2.66 1.13 < 0.01 3.79 Others 13.29 6.32 4.85 24.46 Totals 99.92 99.92 100.03 299.87 Other species in descending order of importance value (IV): Viburnum dentatum (3.20), Rhus copallina (2.89), Rhus glabra (2.59), Acer rubrum (2.59), Callicarpa americana (2.54), Lonicera japonica (2.47), Baccharis halimifolia (2.08), Vitis rontundifolia (2.01), Smilax lanceolata (1.78), Carpinus caroliniana (1.24) and Carya cordiformis (1.07).
On 10 Oct 2003, 50 crawlers were obtained by dissecting mature female scales infesting a wax-myrtle plant (Myrica cerifera L.).
large woody Species Beaver Control Acer rubrum 0.22 [+ or -] 1.25 0.15 [+ or -] 0.64 Liquidambar styraciflua 0.12 [+ or -] 1.90 0.12 [+ or -] 1.00 Nyssa sylvatica 0.11 [+ or -] 1.68 0.22 [+ or -] 1.52 Pinus taeda 0.09 [+ or -] 3.30 0.07 [+ or -] 1.73 Quercus nigra 0.09 [+ or -] 1.10 0.10 [+ or -] 1.81 Myrica cerifera 0.07 [+ or -] 2.71 0.03 [+ or -] 0.71 Magnolia virginiana 0.06 [+ or -] 1.00 0.08 [+ or -] 1.80 Ligustrum sinense (1) 0.03 [+ or -] 1.44 0.07 [+ or -] 4.30 Persea borbonia 0.05 [+ or -] 2.11 0.04 [+ or -] 2.38 Liriodendron tulipifera 0.05 [+ or -] 1.56 0.05 [+ or -] 3.28 Part B.