There is no previous report on phytochemicals and bioactivity studies of this species. In this investigation, triterpenoids friedelin, epifriedelanol and -sitosterol were isolated from its leaves and stem bark. Determination of total phenolic content of methanolic extract of leaves and stem bark was carried out using Folin-Ciocalteu reagent. In the total phenolic content determination, methanolic extract of leaves gave higher value of Polar extracts of leaves and stem bark possessed promising antioxidant activity with methanol extract of stem bark exhibited strongest activity with IC50 value of 7. In the cytotoxic activity assay, only chloroform extract of leaves showed significant activity with IC50 value of

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Faulmaran General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. However, as elaeoczrpus multipurpose tree it deserves more research, the more so because other Elaeocarpus spp. Defines and describes life history of a living organism, meaning the course of obligatory developmental transformations in an organism from fertilised zygote to maturity.

Usually on hillsides and ridges with sandy to clay soils. An infusion of the bark and leaves is drunk as a tonic. Citation in web searches. Flowers are small and white, in drooping racemes, in the axils of fallen leaves. Tree species diversity in tropical forests of Barak valley in Assam, India Desc: Fruit development shows distinct phases. The leaves are ovate, elliptic, often rounded at the base, 5 to 12 cm long, glabrous, blistered on both surfaces when dry, acute or shortly acuminate, irregularly crenate.

The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Infusion of the bark and leaves are used as mouth wash for inflamed gum.

Fruits edible, often cooked and pickled, pulp pleasantly acrid; nuts made into rosaries. In Madagascar 8 species have been found, all endemic. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Considered to have medicinal properties. Elaeocarpus subserratus Baker is a small to medium-sized tree up to 25 —40 m tall, occurring in northern, eastern and central Madagascar. Its wood is locally used in construction.

Elaeocarpus johnsonii Elaeocarpus joga Merr. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Related observations Show all. Elaeocarpus angustifolius Blume is a medium-sized to large tree up floeibundus 40 m tall of the evergreen rainforest of north-eastern India, Myanmar, Peninsular Malaysia, Java and Sulawesi. Encyclopedia of fruit and nuts. Plantes et animaux utiles de Madagascar.

Elaeocarpus floribundus Plant species x — 46k — jpg envis. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. In Mauritius a leaf decoction is used to treat hypertension and diabetes. Elaeocarpus floribundus From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Elaeocarpus comprises about species occurring from Madagascar to tropical Asia, Polynesia, Australia and New Zealand, with centres of diversity in Borneo and New Guinea.

Description An evergreen tree up to 50 m tall; leaves often crowded at apices of pubescent, glabrescent twigs, oblong, elliptical to obovate, 3- cm x 2- -9 cm, base cuneate, apex acuminate, margin serrate, petiole cm long, stipules early caducous; raceme below the leaves, ealeocarpus long, many-flowered, pedicel mm long; sepals lanceolate or narrowly triangular, 4 mm x 2 mm, petals obovate-oblong, 5 mm x 2 mm, gradually dilated from a broad base, with a more or less abruptly widened apical portion, white, stamensfilaments about 0.

The heartwood is whitish to greyish brown or olive-brown, occasionally purplish grey with a pinkish tinge, and not distinctly demarcated from the sapwood.

Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Diagnostics Upper canopy tree up to 49 m tall and 84 cm dbh. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, famille Observation specific search options Observed during. India Biodiversity Portal Its wood is locally used in construction and as fuel. In Malaysia, the bark and leaves are used in a poultice for ulcers and an extract is drunk as a tonic. The greenish fruit is drupe, about 3 to 4 cm long, oblong, narrowed at the base, bluntly pointed at the apex.

Elaeocarpus capuronii Tirel is a small to medium-sized tree up to 15 m tall, occurring in humid forest in eastern Madagascar. Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; petioles ca. The bitter bark is used to flavour local rum. It turns bright red before falling.

There are 50 citation in scholarly articles related to Elaeocarpus floribundus Blume. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Elaeocarpus. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2. Leaves arranged spirally, often crowded at the ends of twigs, simple; stipules minute, early caducous; petiole 1—5. Related Posts


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In recent years, there has been a drive to unveil unique pharmacological activities and new bioactive compounds that could be prophylactic in nature. Though the fruit is well used by men as pickles and chutney, there is lack of an integrated research and critical appraisal of the existing literature on the use of Elaeocarpus floribundus. One element to consider that has attracted researchers to this plant is the wide array of pharmacological potential that the Elaeocarpaceae family has been highlighted for. The Eleocarpaceae is well known for the presence of indolizidine alkaloid and inhibitory properties against glucosidases. Another facet of interest is potentially of multitude cucurbitacin in the Elaeocarpaceae family which has documented to possess a diversity of health benefits. Various compounds have been isolated from different species of the genus Elaeocarpus such as the cucurbitacins D and F, 1,2,3,4,6-penta-O-galloyl-b-d-glucose, and rudrakine that has been associated with therapeutic effects on many diseases. The aim is to bring to light this highly undocumented plant and existing pharmacological activities that have been expressed by parts of the plant.


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