Derris elliptica


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Noun1.Derris elliptica - woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowersDerris elliptica - woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowers; the swollen roots contain rotenone
genus Derris - genus of Old World tropical shrubs and woody vines
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Rotenone is the bio-active compound extracted from Derris elliptica and other important constituents of Derris root (e.
Development and evaluation of granule and emulsifiable concentrate formulations containing Derris elliptica extract for crop pest control.
Juss, 1797) (Mordue and Nisbet 2000) and rotenone [Lonchocarpus utilis (Smith), Lonchocarpus urucu (Killip and Smith), Derris elliptica (Wallich) Benth and Derris malaccensis (Benth.
The exposure of Clarias gariepinus to sub-lethal concentrations of Derris elliptica root was reported to lead to severe alteration in the gills of the fish after 96h exposure[11].
If stored poison gets too hard, it is made glutinous again by adding the sap of pressed Derris elliptica roots, which contain a neurotoxin and a haematotoxin.
18 Constipation, to Two roots of Derris elliptica (Wallich) cleanse bowels.
Kulubung tambang -- GRAMINAE Cymbopogon nardus Sogumau tandaa Serai wangi GRAMINAE Dinochloa scandenis Wadan Root HYPERICACEAE Cratoxylum sumatranum Morugion -- LABIATAE Ocinum sanctum Bawing kuda Selasih LAURACEAE Litsea odorifera Tandas Padang mawas LAURACEAE Cinnamomum iners Magkapur Teja LEGUMINOSAE Derris elliptica Limpodos/tubo/gam Tuba ut LEGUMINOSAE Cassia occidentalis Kurubawa manuk -- LEGUMINOSAE Cassia alata Kurubawai Gelenggang LEGUMINOSAE Dalbergia sp.
Derris elliptica or 'Tuba' as it is known locally is an insecticidal plant in Malaysia that has been used for the purpose of bio-pesticide production.
The exhaustive extraction of Derris elliptica occurred approximately between 800 mins to 840 mins with the amount of 895 mg rotenone/50 g dried roots.
For instance, rotenone from a plant belonging to the Derris elliptica family known locally as 'tuba kapur' has been proven as potent as many conventional synthetic pesticides.
This commercially important botanical plant like Derris elliptica and Derris malaccensis contains around 4% (w/w) to 5% (w/w) rotenone [5].
Rotenone is one of the important bio-active compounds extracted from Derris elliptica and other important constituents of Derris root (e.