The juice obtained by pressing the leaves of Bryophyllum calycinum ( Crassulaceae) exhibited histamine-blocking activity. 2. The juice contains flavonoid. Bryophyllum calycinum belongs to the family crassulaceae was widely used in traditional medicine especially in the tropical areas. The plant contained alkaloids. This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears above. PreviousNext. Back to top. Table of Contents · Download PDF · Article Alerts.

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Or Coloured Figures of Plants, Tafel At the same time, in Londonthe botanist Richard Anthony Salisbury described the same plant from a specimen received from Bengalunder the name of Bryophyllum calycinumand at the same time created the new genus Bryophyllum.

In common with other Crassulaceae such as the genera BgyophyllumCotyledon and AdromischusBryophyllum pinnatum has been found to contain bufadienolide cardiac glycosides [12] These can cause cardiac poisoningparticularly in grazing animals. Bryophyllum poisoning of cattle”. At their margin, between the teeth, adventitious buds appear, which in development produce roots, stems and leaves.

The terminal inflorescence is a paniclewith many pendent, red-orange flowers. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bryophyllum pinnatumalso known as the air plantcathedral bellslife plantmiracle leafand Goethe plant is a succulent plant native to Madagascarwhich is a popular houseplant and has become naturalized in tropical and subtropical areas. Filipino Herbs Healing Wonders. In Maharashtra state of india it is called “Panfuti” Whoes leaves grow out from leaf.

Against headaches, Palikur rubs their forehead with a mixture of kalanchoe leaf juice with coconut oil. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Extraits de l’Herbier de l’amateur. Page 1 of 1. Hequet Mr Le Corre, F. Retrieved 12 January Royal Society of Chemistry.


They are thick, fleshy, elliptical in shape, curved, with a crenate or serrated margin, often reddish. Bryophyllums are a section of the genus Kalanchoe, a taxon of around species of succulents native to warm and tropical climates, with bell, urn or tubular flowers.

Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum calycinum.

Simple at the base of the stem, the leaves are imparipinnate at the top, cm longwith pairs of fleshy limb lobes. This file is lacking author information.

Fischer, Jenap. Bryophyllum pinnatum has become naturalized in tropical and subtropical areas, inhabiting warm and temperate climates from sea level to 2, meters, occupying sites on rock in tropical evergreen and deciduous forestsas well as montane forests. Sell images Our Blog.

calyclnum In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Archived from the original on Bryophyllum pinnatum Leaf imparipinnate with five leaflets Scientific classification Kingdom: The ovary has four carpelsslightly fused together in the center, with slender calyycinum.

The writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethewho was an amateur naturalist of some repute, was “passionately fond” of this plant and liked to give the baby plantlets as gifts to friends who visited his home. He also discussed his air plant at length in an essay titled Geschichte meiner botanischen Studien “History of my botanical studies”. It is a succulent, perennial plantabout 1m tall, with a fleshy cylindrical stem and a reddish color for the youngest and it flowers most of the year.

For the people of the Amazon, kalanchoe has multiple uses: Archived from the original on October 17, This is a fairly common trait in the subgenus Bryophyllum. Retrieved from ” https: The calyx is formed of a long tube, red at the base, veined with yellowish green or green spotted with reddish brownwith four very small triangular lobes at the end. In the French West IndiesKalanchoe pinnata, called zeb maltet, is used in local application against headaches. When the seedlings formed fall to the ground, they root and quickly give new plants.


Red Pierrot butterfly is resting on edge of leaf.

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Two calves fed for 48 hours with K. Phytochemical studies of Kalanchoe pinnata have identified the presence of triterpenessteroidphenanthreneflavonoidflavoneschalconestaraxasterolauronesphenolic acidcaffeic acidsyringic acidmalicoxalicferulic acid and organic acid. The tubular corollawith a brykphyllum constriction separating the subspherical part of the ovoid part, is terminated by four lobes which bryiphyllum 5 cm in length. An jeder Einbuchtung findet sich ein dunkler Fleck; von jedem derselben entwickelt sich sehr leicht eine Kn Recent searches: The “leaves” of this cwlycinum are actually leaf-stem combinations called phylloclades.

It prefers a well draining ground, which prevents its roots from rotting. Perrier Boiteau Kalanchoe floripendula Steud.

The fruits are follicles mm which are found in the persistent calyx and corolla. Subsequently, the Paris naturalist Christiaan Hendrik Persoon reclassified it in the Kalanchoe calling it Calanchoe pinnatawith an orthographic variant.

It is in general, by escaping from the gardens that it becomes naturalized. Bufadienolide compounds isolated from Bryophyllum pinnatum include bryophillin A which showed strong anti-tumor promoting activity in vitroand bersaldegeninacetate and bryophillin C which were less active.

Enter your log in email address and we’ll send you a link to reset your password. Continue Cancel Send email OK. It is yellowish in calhcinum with red-purple streaks. The nursery-book; a complete guide to the multiplication of plants