|Tabebuia spp. Pau d'Arco|
Pau d'Arco (or Ipê) comprises a group of trees belonging to the genera Tabebuia and Tecoma.
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(2) Parrotta, JA (1995) Trees of the Tapajós; A photographic field guide. USDA Forest Service. 370 p.
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(4) Pereira EM, Machado Tde B, Leal IC, Jesus DM, Damaso CR, Pinto AV, Giambiagi-deMarval M, Kuster RM, Santos KR. (2006) Tabebuia avellanedae naphthoquinones: activity against methicillin-resistant staphylococcal strains, cytotoxic activity and in vivo dermal irritability analysis. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5: 5
|Tynanthus sp. Cipó Cravo|
The common name "clove vine" is related to several scientific names, some of which are indicated to be synonyms, such as Tynanthus panurensis, T. elegans, and T. fasciculatus. Throughout South-America, clove vine is traditionally known for a wide range of medicinal applications (1,2). An extract of Tynanthus panurensis was found to contain compounds with anti-oxidant activity (2).
(1) Mors, WB, Rizzini, CT and Pereira, NA (2000) Medicinal Plants of Brazil. Reference Publications Inc: 501 p.
(2) Plaza A, Montoro P, Benavides A, Pizza C, Piacente S (2005) Phenylpropanoid glycosides from Tynanthus panurensis: characterization and LC-MS quantitative analysis. J Agric Food Chem 53(8): 2853-8
|clove vine in Peru|