Pilocarpus


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Pilocarpus

(pil-ō-kar'pŭs),
A genus of trees and shrubs found in Central and South America and in the West Indies. Constitutes the botanic source for pilocarpine (q.v.), an alkaloid that activates cholinergic muscarinic receptors. Sudorific; miotic.
Synonym(s): Jaborandi
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From figure 2B and table 3 it is possible to relate the following indicator species for the water spring (WS1): Sorocea bonplandii, Trichilia elegans, Cabralea canjerana, Diatenopteryx sorbifolia, Psychotria leiocarpa, Cordia americana, Sapium glandulosum, Banara tomentosa, Chrysophyllum marginatum, Nectandra megapotamica and Pilocarpus pennatifolius.
A Lonchocarpus guatemalensis 21.1 25.9 25.9 Pilocarpus racemosus 7.97 9.79 35.68 Lonchocarpus yucatanensis 6.16 7.56 43.25 Nectandra salicifolia 5.42 6.65 49.9 Drypetes lateriflora 3.76 4.61 54.51 MF-BTS Especie Pd % Contr.
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