Synonym. Duhamelia patens (Jacq.) Pers. Synonym. Duhamelia sphaerocarpa ( Ruiz & Pav.) Pers. Synonym. Hamelia brachystemon Wernham. Synonym. Hamelia patens Jacq. (Rubiaceae) is an ornamental plant grown almost worldwide in warm, moist areas. Firebush is used in herbal medicine to treat athlete’s. Many medicinal herbs are used in folk medicine without taking into account their toxicity. Hamelia patens Jacq. (Rubiaceae), a Mexican endemic species.
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African Plants – A Photo Guide – Hamelia patens Jacq.
Document specific search options Title. Data related to Hamelia patens at Wikispecies. A number of active compounds have been found in firebush, including maruquineisomaruquinepteropodineisopteropodinepalmirinerumberineseneciophylline and stigmastene-3,6-dione. Its range extends from Florida in the southern United States to as far south as Argentina. Botanical description Shrub or tree 1- 6 m tall.
Since some parts of plants could be toxic, might induce side effects, or might have interactions with certain drugs, anyone intending to use them or their products must first consult with a physician or another qualified health care professional. Hamelia patens Habitus Conservation status.
Remember me Forgot password? The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. The fruits have a refreshing, acidic taste and are also edible by humans; in Mexicothey are made into a fermented drink. This page was last edited on 25 Julyat Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.
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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hamelia patens. Fruit subglobose or ellipsoid, mm in diameter, red when unripe, and black when ripe.
Observation specific search options Observed during. Selection on Floral Morphology by Hummingbirds.
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Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. There is no available information establishing a means of preparation and dosage other than that referred to by traditional use.
A preliminary phytochemical screening of the leaf revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, steroids and tannins. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
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