Antidesma bunius var. wallichii Synonym. Antidesma ciliatum Synonym. Antidesma collettii Craib. Synonym. Antidesma cordifolium Plant Morphology: [Others]: Antidesma bunius is a dioecious (male and female organs in separate and distinct individuals) tree that is about 3 – 10 m tall, has a. Antidesma bunius. Euphorbiaceae. Sprengel. Foliage and fruit (Trade winds fruit) . Detail of leaves and unripe fruits. (unknown). LOCAL NAMES. Burmese.

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Results showed biological activity of the extracts in both assays. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.

Its common Philippine name and other names include bignay, [1] bugnay or bignaiChinese-laurel[1] Herbert River-cherry[1] Queensland-cherry[1] salamander-tree[1] wild cherry[1] and currant tree. Antidesma Flora of Nepal Fruit tree stubs.

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Can include ecosystem services. Bignay is also used as an ornamental tree. Ripening fruits Photograph by: From a pharmacological point of view, a good relationship has been found with the brine shrimp lethality test to detect antitumoral compounds in terrestrial plant extracts [2,11].

Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life history variables. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Homogeneous populations of Artemia nauplii and their potential use for in bhnius testing in developmental toxicology.

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Fruits and leaves Photograph by: However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. It is also known as Chinese laurel, currant tree, and buni. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. This tree is cultivated across its native range and the fruits are most often used for making wine and tea and is also used to make jams and jellies.

Brine shrimp lethality test: The brine shrimp lethality assay is considered a useful tool for preliminary assessment of toxicity. A microwell cytotoxicity assay using Artemia salina brine shrimp. Leaves Leaves simple, natidesma, spiral; petiole ca.

Technology Biodiversity in India. Trees can start producing fruit in 5 – 6 years from seed, or as little as 2 – 3 years from grafted plants[ ].

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However, female forms fruit freely even when there is no male present for pollination[ ]. Bignay [ Antidesma bunius L.

Trees, to 10 m high; bark dark brown; branchlets greyish-brown, lenticellate, initially rufous or brown-tomentellous or sparsely white pilose, soon glabrous. Readable yet also very detailed. The collected crude extracts were lyophilized and then tested for its biological activity using the brine shrimp hatchability assay and lethality assay. Or, Login with your user account:.

Habitats Wet evergreen forest, dipterocarp forest and teak forest; on river banks, at forest edges, along roadsides; in bamboo thickets; in semi-cultivated and cultivated areas; in shady or open habitats; usually in secondary but also in primary vegetation[ ].

MicorCuster C. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. With these results, it is possible that the fruits antideema leaves of bignay contain substances with ubnius activity. Larvae were considered dead if they did not exhibit any internal or external movement during several seconds of observation. Medicinal Plants of Assam, India: Fruit a drupe, x mm, suborbicular to ovoid or wide ellipsoid, slightly compressed, glabrous, red when ripe.


It prefers moist soil. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.

Spreng] is an abundant and invasive shrub tree species found in the Philippines. The fruit can be eaten raw or cooked and used in jellies, preserves etc[ ].

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Kokrajhar district, Lakhimpur, Nagaon. Young leaves can be eaten raw in salads or steamed and used as a side dish with rice[, ]. Andaman and Nicobar Is. Edge of the forest of domesticated land area, in dense forest.

Its cytotoxicity data showed strong correlation with costly cytotoxicity tests using human cancer cell lines [2]. The fruits and leaves of bignay were extracted with methanol. Views Read Edit View history. The tests were conducted in 96 well microtiter plate with sterilized seawater final volume uL.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Seed – Whenever the seeds are used, they need about one month of after-ripening and can then be sown under shade without pre-treatment[ ].