Erythrina lysistemon


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Noun1.Erythrina lysistemon - small semi-evergreen tree of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds
coral tree, erythrina - any of various shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental
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Different erythrinaline alkaloids have been isolated from the flowers and pods of Erythrina lysistemon, and among them the new compounds are (+)-11[beta]-hydroxyerysotramidine, (+)11[beta]-hydroxyerysotrine N-oxide (69), and two C-11 epimers (70 and 71), (+)-11[beta]-methoxyerysotramidine N-oxide (72), (+)-11[beta]-hydroxyerysotrine, and 11-dehydroerysotrine (73).
Erythrinaline alkaloids from the flowers and pods of Erythrina lysistemon and their DPPH radical scavenging properties.
The stem bark of Erythrina lysistemon, one of the traditionally used "women remedies", has been assessed for its estrogenic activity.