ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Erythrina velutina is traditionally used for sleepiness, convulsions and nervous system excitation. Braz J Med Biol Res. Feb;39(2) Epub Feb 2. Effect of Erythrina velutina and Erythrina mulungu in rats submitted to animal models of anxiety. PDF | Four new Erythrinan alkaloids () were isolated from the seeds of Erythrina velutina. The structures of these new compounds were.

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The inflorescence is fascicle type, presenting orangish flowers.

Great grooves on the abaxial epidermis can be a diagnostic character to E. All the authors have read the final manuscript eryyhrina approved the submission. The following other wikis use this file: Secretory cavities are into the phloem. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.

Biochem Syst Ecol Histochemical tests evidenced phenolic compound in secretory cavities inside the phloem and branched trichomes.

MMBS MSc student and ASCOS undergraduate student contributed in plant sample identification, confection of herbarium, running the laboratory work, analysis of the data and drafted the paper. Among the genres with native species, more common in the northeast region are Phaseolus, Crotalaria, Erytrhina, Andira, Sophora, Indigofera and Mucunaamong others Judd et al.

Anatomical Description of the petiole The petiole presents a uniseriate epidermis, branched trichomes, covered by a thickened cuticle, followed by three to four layers of angular collenchyma. Cristaliferous’ cells are found in the internal and external cortical and medullar parenchyma of Velutna. In the latter species, in addition to paracytic stomata, anomocytic stomata were found.


Evidence of the mechanism of action of Erythrina velutina Willd (Fabaceae) leaves aqueous extract.

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The stomata density on the abaxial surface was The type of vascular bundle found in E. Plantas medicinais e seus constituintes bioativos: The leaf is ternate with an obtuse apex and symmetrical base. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Erythrina velutina – Useful Tropical Plants

Homohesperetin and phaseollidin from Erythrina velutina. A band of collenchyma fibers is found, with cells thick, about layers of cortical parenchyma with many intercellular lacunas. Kuntze Erythrina aculeatissima Desf. Inside the central cylinder, collateral vascular bundles with fiber caps velutuna the phloem and medullar parenchyma are found.

The structural characterization of the stem and leaf allows its distinction from other ones of this genus, ensuring safety for commercial pharmacological uses, allowing certification of the authenticity of raw material.

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Figure 2d with uniseriate stalk were observed. Santana I ; Rejane M.

The vascular bundles, in the lower caliber leaf vein region of the show sheath extensions in the direction of the adaxial surface and fiber cap on the xylem and the phloem Figure 6c.


The presence of secretory cavities for these species was erythhrina cited.

Erythrina velutina – Wikipedia

The Erythrina velutnia comprises about tropical species in warm-temperate regions and is divided into five subgenres and 26 sections. The external cortical parenchyma cells exhibit inter cellular spaces of various dimensions Figure 4a4b. Secretory cavities are present in the vascular bundles, always associated with the phloem, both in the mesophyll as in the petiole.

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Anatomy of leaf and stem of Erythrina velutina. In cross-sectional view, the young stem presents a cylindrical contour Figure 2a with a layered epidermis coating, covered by thickened cuticle Figure 2b.

Date 21 August Publisher Celutina Development and Crop Research: Dorsiventral mesophyll type is also recorded in the literature for the Erythrina genus, as in C.

In cross-sectional view, the leaf-blade presented branched trichomes with uniseriate stems Figure 6b.