Curtisia


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Noun1.Curtisia - a large evergreen tree of South Africa
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Cornaceae, dogwood family, family Cornaceae - a rosid dicot family of the order Umbellales including: genera Aucuba, Cornus, Corokia, Curtisia, Griselinia, Helwingia
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Eloff, "Four pentacyclic triterpenoids with antifungal and antibacterial activity from Curtisia dentata (Burm.f) C.A.
In South Africa, the stem bark extracts of the medicinal plants' species Curtisia dentata and Pittosporum viridiflorum, as well as the leaf extracts of Portulacaria afra, are successfully used as traditional treatment agents for a variety of human ailments including obesity, inflammatory disorders, as well as skin infections, respectively (Table 1).
(16.) Doughari JH, Ndakidemi PA, Human IS, Benade S (2011) Curtisia dentata: ethnopharmacological application.