Pereskia


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genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers

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Entre los caracteres que definen al genero Pereskia se encuentran el habito arboreo o arbustivo, con tallos no suculentos y hojas laminares, bien desarrolladas, deciduas en el periodo seco.
Wood of Pereskia aculeata (Cactaceae) is shown in Fig.
Scio, "Pereskia aculeata Miller leaves accelerate excisional wound healing in mice," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Johan, "Apoptosis induction in MV4-11 and K562 human leukemic cells by Pereskia sacharosa (Cactaceae) leaf crude extract," Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol.
(2003) la especie Pereskia guamacho (Cactaceae) se encuentra en la categoria vulnerable debido a la destruccion del habitat por tala, pastoreo extensivo de caprinos y quemas para el desarrollo de actividades agropecuarias, lo cual reduce drasticamente sus poblaciones.
The plants include; Averrhoa bilimbi (AB), Cosmos caudatus (CC) and Pereskia bleo (PB) which are usually consumed as part of a meal, eaten either raw or taken after a blanching processes [2].
Ora-pro-nobis (Pereskia aculeata Mill.) is an unconventional rustic vegetable found in many Brazilian backyards and is used in folk medicine.
Leaf dry matter content (LDMC) and stem density (SD) showed especially low minimum values, which correspond respectively to the cactus species Pereskia guamacho that possess very succulent leaves, and to the species C.
Histological aspects of root formation in petioles of detached leaves of Pereskia grandifolia (Cactaceae): natural conditions and effects of GA3 and dark.
The commonly appreciated species were Clerodendrum inerme (Verbenaceae) for their dense foliage; Bougainvillea glabra (Nyctaginaceae) for their purple flowers and thorns; Pithecellobium dulce (Fabaceae) mainly for thorns and dense foliage when the plant was young and Pereskia grandiflora (Acanthaceae) for thorns and ease of their cuttings pushing.
The main plant species found in the paddock were as follows: Rhamnidium molle Reissek; Pereskia bahiensis Gurke; Arrojadoa rhodantha (Gurke) Britton & Rose; Aspidosperma pyrifolium Mart.; Cnidoscolus bahianus (Ule) Pax & K.
Basal cactus phylogeny: implicactions of Pereskia (Cactaceae) paraphyly for the transition to the cactus life form.
Anti-proliferative and mutagenic activities of aqueous and methanol extracts of leaves from Pereskia bleo (Kunth) DC (Cactaceae).