Rivina humilis


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Rivina humilis

toxic plant in the family Phytolaccaceae; an unidentified toxin causes milk taint; called also coral or turkey berry.
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It is important to mention that the study area has a similar physiognomy and species composition to the region known as Gomez Farias, Tamaulipas (located at ~80km from the present study area); Valiente-Banuet et al (1995) considered it as a low evergreen forest, where Hybanthus mexicanus, Croton niveus, Randia obcordata, Rivina humilis, Phyllostylon rhamnoides and Zanthoxylum fagara were the dominant species at the low, medium and high layers.
Karim, Rivina humilis L: A Potential Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Source, J.
There are in the category of less frequent: Oeceoclades maculata, Pharus glaber, Urochloa humidicola and Rivina humilis.
Also several herbs grow on this kind of vegetation, such as Rivina humilis (Phytolaccaceae), and climbing plants, including Dioscorea militaris (Dioscoreaceae) and Passiflorasuberosa (Passifloraceae).
Summary: The antimicrobial and antioxidant activities were carried out on different parts including root, stem, leaf, inflorescence and fruit of plant of Rivina humilis L.