exsiccate


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des·ic·cate

(des'i-kāt), Avoid the misspelling dessicate.
To dry thoroughly; to render free from moisture.
Synonym(s): exsiccate

des·ic·cate

(des'i-kāt)
To dry thoroughly; to render free from moisture.
Synonym(s): exsiccate.

des·ic·cate

(des'i-kāt)
To dry thoroughly; to render free from moisture.
Synonym(s): exsiccate.
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All the plants in bloom found in the study area were collected monthly, exsiccates were subsequently produced and sent to the Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research --Eastern Amazon (Empresa Brasileira de Pequisa Agropecuaria-EMBRAPA Amazonia Oriental) for identification at the species level, and vouchers were stored in the Herbarium of the Federal University of Maranhao (MAR).
The morphologic analyses were based on specimens obtained in Paraiba during the study, complemented by examination of exsiccates deposited in the Herbarium Jaime Coelho de Moraes (EAN) and Herbarium Lauro Pires Xavier (JPB), both in the State of Paraiba, and by consulting types and original descriptions.
The exsiccates of the studied plants were deposited and registered in the Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC) Herbarium: 19126 (Mexican poppy), 19128 (pink morning glory), 19127 (amorimia), 18835 (castor bean) and 18821 (clove tree).
The exsiccates were deposited in the EAC Herbarium (Prisco Bezerra), at the Universidade Federal do Ceara under the numbers 46719, 46715, and 46716, respectively.
In this study, the following steps were addressed, respectively: a) semi-structured interviews (open and closed questions) and collection of plants used in traditional medicine by the residents of Mandaguacu municipality (State of Parana) (we tried to collect species at flowering to facilitate the identification); b) drying of plants and preparation of exsiccates at the Unit for Higher Education Inga (Uninga); c) identification of herborized species through taxonomic keys of vegetal families and by comparison with exsiccates from the Herbarium of Biology Department from State University of Maringa; d) survey of scientific information available about these species, and comparison with information about their popular use, according to reported by the respondents.