Pak J Biol Sci. May;17(5) Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities from Jatropha dioica roots. Silva-Belmares Y, Rivas-Morales C, Viveros-Valdez E. PDF | The antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of organic extracts obtained from roots of the medicinal plant Jatropha dioica (Euphorbiaceae) were investigated. Jatropha dioica Sessé, Gaz. Lit. México. 3(suppl.): 4. [F]. Sangre de drago, sangregado, leatherstem Sangre de drago, sangregado, leatherstem.
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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jatropha dioica. All images are copyrighted and are the property of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the photographers. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Pistillate flowers resembling staminate; carpel 1; style 2. Morey, Roy Morrison, Darrel G. Clippard, Lee Coburn, Ruth B. McVaugh b recognized two varieties in Jatropha dioica based primarily on leaf shape; the two are not readily recognizable and probably hybridization between them has resulted in intermediate populations, as McVaugh noted.
The roots contain riolozatrione C 20 H 26 O 3a diterpene with antimicrobial properties. Dwiggins, Pam Engard, Rodney G. Common names include leatherstem and sangre de drago. They are tough  and sufficiently flexible to be tied into overhand knots without breaking. Brooke Campbell, Paul Carlton, M. Stems spreading, reddish brown when actively growing or red to dark red or grayish when dormantmuch-branched, rubbery-succulent, glabrous; short shoots common; latex watery, colorless to cloudy-whitish in fast growing shoots, blood red in basal portion of older shoots and rhizomes.
The varieties are treated here with some reservation. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Bugh, Valerie Bugh, Valerie G. Leaves deciduous, fascicled on short shoots; stipules deciduous, linear, 1—2 mm, undivided; petiole 0—0.
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Their flowers possess 3. Login eFloras Home Help. University of Arizona Press. Wasowski Collection Original Format: This site is not designed for commercial use or publication. Makkar; Klaus Becker Search Google Images for Jatropha dioica.
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Views Read Edit View history. Goldman, Cindy Gore, Barry G. Jatropha dioica forms colonies from subterranean rhizomes. Fred Buerger, Marion L. Jatropha dioica is traditionally used in the treatment of dental issues such xioica gingivitisloose teeth, bleeding gums, and toothache. Heisch, Randy Henderson, Mary S. If you can verify this image, please dioics the Native Plant Database Manager.
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Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities from Jatropha dioica roots.
Dunatchik, David Duncan, Robert C. Archived from the original PDF on Seeds solid gray-brown, spheric, 12 mm diam. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, fascicles; peduncle absent; bracts absent.
Varieties 2 2 in the flora: Buchanan, Mary Buerger, J. Male inflorescences are clustered cymes.
University of Texas Press. Cook, Kathleen Graves Corley, W. Alex, Betty Alex, Thomas C. Burch, Kathryn Byerley, M.
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United States Department of Agriculture. Stransky, Bill Strickland, Sam C. Latex is produced by a non-articulated laticifer network composed of 5 to 7 cells. Jatropha dioica is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceaethat is native to Texas in the United States as well as Mexico as far south as Oaxaca. Trees, Shrubs, and Cacti of South Texas.