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Noun1.Catharanthus - small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to MadagascarCatharanthus - small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Apocynaceae, dogbane family, family Apocynaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs
Cape periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus, cayenne jasmine, Madagascar periwinkle, red periwinkle, rose periwinkle, Vinca rosea, periwinkle, old maid - commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
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Pseudomonas fluorescens enhances biomass yield and ajmalicine production in Catharanthus roseus under water deficit stress.
Salt-tolerant mutants in glycophytic salinity response (GRS) genes in Catharanthus roseus.
The example of vincristine (compound of Catharanthus roseus, the Madagaskar periwinkle) shows that a home remedy for the treatment of haemorrhage, scurvy, toothache, wounds, diabetic ulcers and hyperglycaemia (Gidding et al.
Studies on germination, seeding vigour, lipid peroxidation and proline metabolism in Catharanthus roseus seedlings under salt stress.
27] in Catharanthus roseus where leaf segments were densely colonized with endophytes when compared to the root and stem segments.
Serial Scientific Family Name Local Name Parts used Number Name 1 Catharanthus Apocynaceae Nayan tara Leaf, root.
In the likewise bicarpellate Catharanthus (Apocynaceae), thus with a basically disymmetric gynoecium, one of the two carpels is slightly larger in early development.
Hypoglycemic effect of Catharanthus roseus in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
Warm Pansy Viola x wittrockiana Cool Pentas Pentas lanceolata Warm Periwinkle Catharanthus roseus Warm Petunia Petunia x hybrida Warm or cool Pinks, Sweet Dianthus species Cool William Pot marigold Calendula officinalis Warm Sage, scarlet Salvia spp.
Seventeen native genera (Allotoonia, Alstonia, Aspidosperma, Cascabela, Echites, Fernaldia, Forsteronia, Mandevilla, Mesechites, Pentalinon, Plumeria, Prestonia, Rauvolfia, Stemmadenia, Tabernaemontana, Thevetia, Vallesia) are accounted for, as well as five introduced genera (Allamanda, Beaumontia, Carissa, Catharanthus, Nerium).
El medicamento utilizado como punto de comparacion es un derivado semisintetico de la vinblastina, el cual se obtiene de la planta Catharanthus roseus, conocida como vicaria y nativa de Madagascar, la cual es usada en el tratamiento de leucemia infantil.