Commiphora


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Related to Commiphora: Commiphora myrrha
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Noun1.Commiphora - genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Burseraceae, family Burseraceae, torchwood family - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
Commiphora meccanensis, balm of gilead - small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised
Commiphora myrrha, myrrh tree - tree of eastern Africa and Asia yielding myrrh
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Combating desertification effects by participatory action and in-situ conservation of Commiphora wightii: An endangered medicinal shrub in Nagarparkar hills of Tharparkar, Pakistan.
Ao consultar o sistema de classificacao da vegetacao brasileira adaptada ao sistema universal (VELOSO; RANGEL FILHO; LIMA, 1991), a principio, pode-se considerar o fragmento como savana estepica florestada, pois se observa formacao caracterizada por micro e/ou nanofanerofitos com media de ate 5,0 metros, ultrapassando excepcionalmente os 7,0 metros de altura, com dominancia das especies Croton blachetianus, Anadenanthera colubrina, Poincianellapyramidalis, Aspidospermapyrifolium, Commiphora leptophloeos, Amburana cearenses, Myracrodruon urundeuva, Combretum leprosum e Mimosa tenuiflora.
A especie Commiphora leptophloeos e decidua (Figura 2Ea), no entanto suas folhas sao aromaticas e destaca-se no ambiente por seu tronco contorcido e avermelhado (Figura 2Eb).
x; Shulan Su, Tuanjie Wang, Jin-Ao Duan, Wei Zhou, Yong-Qing Hua, Yu-Ping Tang, Li Yu, and Da-Wei Qian, "Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of different extracts of Commiphora myrrha," Journal of Ethnopharmacology 134, no.
The resin of Commiphora wightii or Commiphora mukul (gugulipid), a small, thorny tree native to India, has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat lipid disorders.
En la familia Burseraceae, la induccion de embriones somaticos a partir de explantes de embriones cigoticos unicamente se ha realizado en Commiphora wightu (Arn.
Aspidosperma pyrifolium, Commiphora leptophloeos and Cavanillesia arborea) (dos Santos et al.
Esta figura es afin, aunque con sus particularidades concretas, a las de diversos personajes de la literatura y la tradicion mitologica clasica greco-latina, personajes que teniendo figuras de mujeres se vieron transformadas en seres vegetales: como la driade Dafne convertida en Laurel, Mirra o Esmirna transformada en Commiphora myrrha, Driope transfigurada en "arbol de loto" (palmera o almez), Pitis convertida en abeto o pino negro, etc.
Guggulsterone is a major active component of Commiphora mukul, popularly known as Guggul and reputed for its antihyperlipidemic and cardioprotective effects in Ayurvedic medicine [142].
Myrrh is also a resin, derived from the Commiphora tree, which is also found in the Arabian peninsula and the north east of Africa.