ACANTHACEAE: MENDONCIOIDEAE OF MEXICO
- Anti-oxidant activity and cytoprotective potential of ethanolic extract of Adhatoda vasica. Pant Mamta; Basu Sujata; Rachana // International Journal of PharmTech Research;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p501
Adhatoda vasica L. Nees (Acanthaceae) is an evergreen shrub found in several parts of India. It has proven medicinal property against respiratory ailments and possesses abortifacient, hepatoprotective, antiinflammatory effects as well. To investigate the antioxidant potential and cytoprotective...
- NEW SPECIES OF ACANTHACEAE FROM ECUADOR. Wasshausen, Dieter C. // Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas;2015, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p81
Four new species of Acanthaceae are recognized for Ecuador. They are the following: Mendoncia hollenbergiae Wassh., M. sericea Leonard ex Wassh., Dyschoriste ecuadoriana Wassh., and Stenostephanus holm-nielsenii Wassh.
- Odontonema tubiforme. Irish, Mary // NMPRO - Nursery Management & Production;Nov2004, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p6
Presents information about Odontonema tubiforme, a common perennial plant in Central America. Description; Landscape uses; Hardiness; Propagation.
- Eternal Flame. // Wildflower (Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center);Summer2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p28
Photographs of several species of Acanthus plants including flame acanthus, Carolina wild petunia and fringeleaf wild petunia are presented.
- WING POLLINATION BY BEES IN MEXACANTHUS (ACANTHACEAE)? Holmqvist, J. Per-Henrik; Manktelow, Mariette; Daniel, Thomas F. // Acta Botanica Mexicana;2005, Issue 71, p11
The monotypic genus Mexacanthus in the Acanthaceae is endemic to west central Mexico where the species M. mcvaughii T.F. Daniel grows. The flower structure is unusual with anthers and stigma positioned laterally, and a nectar barrier opened by force. A pollination study showed that the flowers...
- Full Assessment of C4 Photosynthesis in Blepharis attenuata Napper (Acanthaceae) from Jordan: Evidence from Leaf Anatomy and Key C4 Photosynthetic Enzymes. Muhaidat, Riyadh; McKown, Athena D.; Khateeb, Wesam Al; Al-Shreideh, Mai; Domi, Zakariya Bani; Hussein, Emad; El-Oqlah, Ahmad // Asian Journal of Plant Sciences;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p206
Blepharis constitutes an important element of the desert vegetation in the Middle East, inhabiting extreme desert habitats of the Saharo-Arabian and Sudanian regions. It is the only genus in the Acanthaceae that includes C4 species; however, comprehensive studies for these species are generally...
- Comparative floral anatomy of Strobilanthinae (Acanthaceae), with particular reference to internal partitioning of the flower. Moylan, E. C.; Rudall, P. J.; Scotland, R. W. // Plant Systematics & Evolution;Oct2004, Vol. 249 Issue 1/2, p77
This paper provides the first comparative survey of structural variation in inflorescence architecture and flower structure ofHemigraphisand other members of the subtribe Strobilanthinae (Acanthaceae). Several discrete structural characters are identified which may provide support for...
- Seasonal Variation in the Essential Oil of Strobilanthus ixiocephala Benth. Agarwal, R. B.; Rangari, V. D. // Journal of Essential Oil Research;May/Jun2005, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p246
The chemical composition of the essential oil of Strobilanthus ixiocephala Benth. was determined by GC/MS analysis. The oil obtained from fresh flowering tops of 1st year and 2nd consecutive year was found to possess compositional differences in the percentage of chemical constituents. The...
- Life cycle of the rhizostome jellyfish Rhizostoma octopus (L.) (Scyphozoa, Rhizostomeae), with studies on cnidocysts and statoliths. Holst, Sabine; Sötje, Ilka; Tiemann, Henry; Jarms, Gerhard // Marine Biology;Jul2007, Vol. 151 Issue 5, p1695
Stages in the life cycle of the rhizostome jellyfish Rhizostoma octopus (L.) were reared in the laboratory from planula to young medusa and are described here. Fertilization of eggs was external, and planulae, 110â€“150 Î¼m in length, appeared after 2 days. These settled and developed...