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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The ovary has four carpelsslightly fused together in calyvinum center, with slender styles. New York, The Macmillan Co. The calyx is formed of a long tube, red at the base, veined with calyccinum green or green spotted with reddish brownwith four very small triangular lobes at the end.

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Archived from the original on October 17, The “leaves” of this species are actually leaf-stem combinations called phylloclades. The nursery-book; a complete guide to the multiplication of plants Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae. The eight 8 stamens 4 cm long are in two whorls, welded on the corolla. It is yellowish in color with red-purple streaks.

Red Pierrot butterfly is resting on edge of leaf. Bryophyllum poisoning of cattle”. At their margin, between the teeth, adventitious buds appear, which in development produce roots, stems and leaves. In temperate regions, Kalanchoe pinnata is grown as an indoor ornamental plant.


He also discussed his air plant at length in an essay titled Geschichte meiner botanischen Studien “History of my botanical studies”.


Phytochemical studies of Kalanchoe pinnata have identified the presence of triterpenessteroidphenanthreneflavonoidflavoneschalconestaraxasterolauronesphenolic acidcaffeic acidsyringic acidmalicoxalicferulic acid and organic acid. 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.

Simple at the base of the stem, the leaves are imparipinnate at the top, cm longwith pairs of fleshy limb lobes.

Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum calycinum.

For the people bryohyllum the Amazon, kalanchoe has multiple uses: Bufadienolides and phenanthrene are toxic compounds. The plant Kalanchoe pinnata was harvested by Pierre Sonnerat in Isle de France Mauritius and communicated to Lamarck who described it in as the Cotyledon pinnata.

In common with other Crassulaceae such as the genera TylecodonCotyledon caalycinum AdromischusBryophyllum pinnatum has been found to contain bufadienolide cardiac glycosides [12] These can cause cardiac poisoningparticularly in grazing animals. 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.

Bryophyllum pinnatum has been recorded in Trinidad and Tobago as being used as a traditional treatment for hypertension.

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This is a fairly common trait in the subgenus Bryophyllum. Views Read Edit View history. In Maharashtra state of india it is called “Panfuti” Whoes leaves grow out from leaf.

It is distinctive for the profusion bryophyllu miniature plantlets that form on the margins of its phyllocladesa trait it has in common with some other members of its genus. In the French West IndiesKalanchoe pinnata, called zeb maltet, is used in local application against headaches. The tubular corollawith a pronounced constriction separating the subspherical part of the ovoid part, is terminated by four lobes which reaches 5 cm in length.


Bryophyllum pinnatum Leaf imparipinnate with five leaflets Scientific classification Kingdom: The terminal inflorescence is a paniclewith many pendent, red-orange flowers.

Perrier Boiteau Kalanchoe calcicola H. Sell images Our Blog. Hawaii’s Most Invasive Horticultural Plants. It is in general, by escaping from the gardens that it becomes naturalized. This file is lacking author information.

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. Extraits de l’Herbier de l’amateur. Filipino Herbs Healing Wonders. Archived from the original on Fischer, Jenap. They are thick, fleshy, elliptical in shape, curved, with a crenate or serrated margin, often reddish. This page calydinum last edited on 22 Decemberat Or Coloured Figures of Plants, Tafel In calycinnum Philippines it is known as katakataka or kataka-taka which is an adjective byrophyllum astonishing or remarkable.

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Two calves fed for 48 hours with K. When the seedlings formed fall to the ground, they root and quickly give new plants.