Uragoga

Uragoga

(yūr'ă-gō'gă),
A genus of tropical plants (family Rubiaceae). Uragoga ipecacuanha (Cephaelis ipecacuanha) is the source of Rio or Brazilian ipecac; Uragoga acuminata (C. acuminata) is the source of Cartagena, Nicaragua, or Panama ipecac.
Synonym(s): Cephaelis
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fruta bomba CELASTRACEAE Crossopetalum rhacoma limonejo Crantz (*) Crossopetalum uragoga MDO (Jacq.) Kuntz.
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or Uragoga brachythere Kuntze.), a shrub occurring in southern Brazil, showed dose-dependent analgesic effect, partially reversed by naloxone in the hot plate model (Both et al.
In the tropical semi-deciduous forest, three vegetation strata are recognized: 1) the arboreal stratum (>20m height) represented by Brosimum alicastrum, Ehretia tinifolia, Enterolobium cyclocarpum and Ficus cotinifolia; 2) the medium stratum (6-15m) represented by Caesaria corymbosa, Coccoloba barbadensis, and Nectandra salicifolia; and 3) the shrubby stratum, represented by Crossopetalum uragoga, Hippocratea celastroides and Jaquinia macrocarpa spp.