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Noun1.Psychotria - tropical chiefly South American shrubs and trees
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Rubiaceae, madder family, Rubiaceae - widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry
lemon-wood, lemonwood tree, lemon-wood tree, Psychotria capensis, lemonwood - South African evergreen having hard tough wood
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particularly in the genera Pavetta, Sericanthe, and Psychotria of the
Indole alkaloids of Psychotria as multifunctional cholinesterases and monoamine oxidases inhibitors.
The decoction is usually made with Banisteriopsis caapi and Psychotria viridis or B.
It is commonly obtained by the decoction of the stems of the jungle vine Banisteriopsis caapi together with the leaves from the shrub Psychotria viridis or from the liana Diplopterys cabrerana.
Seed mass and seedling performance within eight species of Psychotria (Rubiaceae).
MATERIAL EXAMINED: HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, Molokai: Kamakou Reserve, Puu Kolekole cabin [21[degrees]06'15"N, 156[degrees]53'47"W], 24 August 1991, on Psychotria sp.
New species of Palicourea and Psychotria (Rubiaceae: Psychotrieae) from northwestern Colombia.
Areca catechu (methanol extract), Dendrobium plicatile (methanol extract), Juglans regia (water extract), Paeonia lactiflora (methanol extract), Psychotria serpens (water and methanol extracts), Rhodiola sacra (water and methanol extracts) and Uncaria rhynchophylla (water extract) especially showed strong scavenging activity against superoxide anion radical (*O2-), while J.
Mariana Crows were more likely to have a successful nest on sites within the closed-canopy limestone forest with smaller Ficus tinctoria, greater stem densities of Psychotria spp, and larger Ochrosia mariannensis, Polyscias grandifolia, and Pouteria obovata.
magnifolia (na'ena'e), Dubautia waialealae (na'ena'e), Geranium kauaiense (nohoanu), Keysseria erici, Keysseria, helenae, Labordia helleri (kamakahala), Labordia pumila (kamakahala), Lysimachia daphnoides (lehua makanoe), Melicope degeneri (alani), Melicope paniculata (alani), Melicope puberula (alani), Myrsine mezii (kolea), Pittosporum napaliense (ho'awa), Platydesma rostrata (pilo kea lau li'i), Pritchardia hardyi (loulu), Psychotria grandiflora (kopiko), Psychotria hobdyi (kopiko), Schiedea attenuata, Stenogyne kealiae, Cyanea kolekoleensis, Cyanea dolichopoda, Cyrtandra paliku, Diellia mannii, Doryopteris angelica, Dryopteris crinalis var.
For instance, we heard earlier today about the Amazonian jungle decoction, ayahuasca (often a mixture of Banisteriopsis caapi and Psychotria viridis), which is used by some healers to diagnose illness by apparently enabling them to see inside the body of their patients in a manner like X-ray vision (Dobkin de Rios & Rumrrill, 2008).