PDF | ABSTRACT Plan: Careya arborea is a medicinal plant used in Ayurveda and Chinese medicine. The bark, leaves and fruits are used in. PDF | Careya arborea Roxb. (Lecythidaceae) is a significant medicinal plant known as kumbhi in Ayurveda. Though, most of the plant parts are. To study detailed pharmacognostic profile of leaves and stem of Careya arborea (C. arborea) Roxb. (Lecthyidaceae), an important medicinal plant in the Indian.

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Arhorea with leaves in Narsapur, Medak districtIndia. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. The antioxidant defense system induced by methanol extract of Careya arborea on N-nitrosodiethylamine-induced hepatocarcinogenesis.

Seedling with hypogeal germination; cotyledons absent seed containing a swollen hypocotyl ; shoot with scales at the first few nodes.

Careya arborea – Wild Guava

Forests of the Western Ghats are well known for their evergreenness and high endemism. Leaf surface also shows the caeya of veins, vein islets, vein terminations Figure 3b and palisade cells Figure 3c. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

Before any carsya drug can be included in an herbal pharmacopoeia, pharmacognostic parameters and standards must be established.

Careya arborea

Wild pigs are very fond of the bark, and that it is used by hunters to attract them. Arboea is present in form of continuous ring and consists of vessels, tracheids, fibers and xylem parenchyma; medullary rays 1 to 2 cells broad and radiating; vessels are mostly solitary towards the centre and in group of 2 to 4 towards the periphery.


Discussion Ethnomedically, the leaves and stem bark of this plant were used by local people in the treatment of various disease conditions without standardization. Materials and methods 2. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat.

Search in all groups Search within this group. It is also used as remedy for diarrhea, dysentery with bloody stools and ear pain. Vein-islet and veinlet termination; c: Leaf extract is used as an indicator in acid base titration [11]. Quality control methods for medicinal plant material.

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Recent studies indicate that most species are best conserved in their natural community, which resu Technology Biodiversity in India. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.

Methods Leaf and stem samples of C. Conflict of interest statement: Foliicolous fungi of Andaman Islands, India Desc: Thiruvananthapuram District harbours more than 1, medicinal plants of which plants are hosts Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Leaf constants such as stomatal number, stomatal index, palisade ratio, vein-islet number and veinlet terminations number were measured.

Flower blooms during March to Arbores. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. The fluorescent analysis under day light and UV light by treatment with different chemical reagents showed different color.

Preliminary phytochemical screening showed the presence of triterpenoids, saponins, tannins and flavonoids. Pharmacognostic evaluation and physicochemical analysis of Averrhoa carambola L.

Pharmacognostic studies of the leaves and stem of Careya arborea Roxb.

It flowers during March-April. The plant can be identified by its thick dark grey bark, large showy flowers and the leaves arborwa turn red in winter. Most of cortical cells are pitted; endodermis is not distinct; pericycle is present in patches of sclerenchyma. Conclusions Creya results of the study can serve as a arborda source of information and provide suitable standards for identification of this plant material in future investigations and applications.


Qualitative chemical tests revealed the presence of terpenoids, flavonoids, alkaloids, saponins and tannins in the stem bark of C. We present a systematic, carey checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Flowers are yellow or white in colour that become large green berries.

Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh; A neat compilation of beautiful trees of india with painted illustrations that can be a good The powder microscopy was performed according to the method of Khandelwal [15]. Authors also acknowledge Dr. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Open in a separate window. The bark of the tree and the sepals of the flowers are well-known Indian remedies, and are valued on account of their astringent and caeya properties, being administered internally in coughs and colds and applied externally as an embrocation.

Vascular bundles are covered with fibrous bundle sheath which is very broad on lower side and 1 to 2 layers broad towards upper side. Forest evergreenness and tree endemism in the central Western Ghats, southern India Desc:

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