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Scientific Name: Blechum pyramidatum. Root Word:: pyramidatum = pyramid- shaped. Vernacular: Yerbas Babui, Synonym: Blechum brownei. Blechum pyramidatum (Lam.) Urb. Taxonomic Serial No.: Reference for: Blechum pyramidatum. Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version. Sapin-sapin, Blechum pyramidatum (Lam.) Urban, BROWNE’S BLECHUM – Herbal Medicine – An illustrated compilation of Philippine medicinal plants by Dr .

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S5 – Demonstrably secure in the state. However, no picture of this plant was shown in the article.

A large group of seedless green plants including the mosses, liverworts, and hornworts. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account.

Bioassay-guided fractionation of a crude extract isolated a main-glucosidase inhibitor, Palmitic acid IC50 Though previously placed in the genus Blechum, studies indicate Blechum and a few other genera should be subsumed into Ruellia Tripp et al. These ranks carry pyramidatuum legal status.

Blechum pyramidatum

These ranks carry no legal weight. Capsule is ovoid, somewhat compressed and about 6 millimeters long. Flowers solitary or in pairs in the axils of bracts, small, bisexual, each flower with 2 linear bracteoles; calyx 5-partite with ;yramidatum segments; corolla gamopetalous, scarcely longer than bract, with slender tube and 5 subequal lobes contorted in bud, puberulent, white; stamens 4, didynamous, inserted above the middle of the corolla tube; ovary superior, 2-celled, style subulate.


Blechum brownei Blechum brownei Jussieu, Ann. The more familiar lichens grow slowly as crusty patches, but lichens are found in a variety of forms, such as the tall, plantlike reindeer moss. Copying and pasting the information on the search window or using the DOI if available will often redirect to the new link page.

Blechum pyramidatum (Lam.) Urb. — The Plant List

All roots, stems, and leaves die at the end of the growing season. It is sometimes a troublesome weed, e. SE – State exotic or non-native. Potential Herbal Medicines and Drug Interactions. Owing to this partnership, lichens can thrive in harsh environments such as mountaintops and polar regions.

Ruellia blechum

Retrieved from ” https: GH – Historically known, with the expectation that it might be rediscovered. Stems are often prostrate and rooting below, about 20 to 50 centimeters long and sparingly hairy or nearly smooth. Flowers are blechhum, purple or white, and borne in spike-like, terminal inflorescences, occurring mostly in pairs, each pair subtended by a leaf-like, ovate, persistent, 1 to 1. However, research seems worthwhile because of the medicinal uses in different parts of the world.

It should not be confused with Blechnumwhich is a fern genus.

Study reports on a previously unidentified begomovirus associated with yellow vein disease in Blechum pyramidatum. S2 – Typically 6 to 20 occurrences, few remaining individuals, acres, or miles of stream, or factors demonstrably making it very vulnerable in ptramidatum state. In OctoberI brought a pot of this plant home to observe it more closely. American Heritage Science Dictionary. NatureServe does not typically rank hybrid species.


The fungal component of a lichen absorbs water and nutrients from the surroundings and provides a suitable environment for the alga or cyanobacterium.

Blechum brownei forma puberulum. Blechum brownei forma albiflorum. It is not possible to give an indication of the medicinal prospects of B.

Neotropical Plant Portal – Blechum pyramidatum

The association between the different organisms in a lichen is so close that lichens are routinely referred to blecgum a single organism, and scientists classify lichens using the name of the fungal component.

For example, matching the full name exactly in a Scientific Name search for Piptochaetium avenacioides may be difficult, but strings of either tium aven or avenaci or m avenac or pipto will all result in very small lists of matches. View details of USF Herbarium specimens. Fruit an ovoid capsule c. Caguas, OctKuntze holotype: Study supports the antidiabetic use of the plant in traditional medicine.