Cestrum diurnum


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Noun1.Cestrum diurnum - West Indian evergreen shrub having clusters of funnel-shaped white flowers that are fragrant by day
Cestrum, genus Cestrum - genus of fragrant tropical American shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Various fruits and pods of 25 medicinal plants (Prosopis juliflora, Carissa carandas, Ceiba speciosa, Heterophragma adenophyllum Cestrum diurnum Jacaranda mimosifolia, Diospyros malabarica, Terminalia bellerica, Ficus lyrata, Diospyros peregrine, Cinnamomum verum, Erysimum cheiri, Buchanania lanzan, Withania somnifera, Fagonia arabica, Berberis lycium, Strychnos potatorum, Matthiola incana, Ziziphora tenuior, Centaurea behen, Rosa indica, Punica granatum, Lodoicea maldivica, Cassia absus, Celastrus paniculatus) were extracted by ethanol.
Bhattacharjee and Ghosh determined antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Cestrum diurnum a single or multi-stemmed shrub also known as Day Jasmine.
and Ghosh, A., "Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Cestrum diurnum (L.) (Solanales: Solanaceae)," African Journal of Biotechnology 4(4): 371-374 (2005).
The larvicidal activity of Cestrum diurnum leaf (chloroform: methanol:: 1:1) was also reported against all instar larvae of Cx.
Kazi, "Structure and development of the pericarps of Cestrum diurnum and Cestrum nocturnum," Phytomorphology, vol.
* CUBA: 7 species, e.g., Phaseolus vexillatus, Cestrum diurnum.
FLOWERS VISITED: Bidens pilosa, Cestrum diurnum, Phyla scaberrima.
(Flacourtiaceae), Cestrum diurnum, Citrus sp., Cyanthillium cinereum (L.) Robins.
Royen, Capsicum frutescens L., Cestrum diurnum L., Datura metel L., Datura mollis Saff., Lycopersicum esculentum Miller, Nicotiana tabacum L., Physalis angulata L., Solanum americanum var.
The main source of food for the Plain Pigeon are day jasmine seeds (Cestrum diurnum), but they also feed on royal palm (Roystonea borinquena), mountain immortelle (Erythrina poeppigiana), West Indies trema (Trema lamarckiana), and white prickle (Zanthoxylum martinicense).
In 1975, Krook, et al (14, 15) at the Cornell University Veterinary College, Ithaca, New York, published studies with a pony and Angus bull feeding on Cestrum diurnum, a nightshade vine growing during an extended drought in southern Florida (Figure 1).