Rivina humilis

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Noun1.Rivina humilis - bushy houseplant having white to pale pink flowers followed by racemes of scarlet berries; tropical Americas
genus Rivina, Rivina - small genus of erect perennial shrubby herbs; tropical and subtropical America
houseplant - any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
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An aqueous extract of Rivina humilis fruits (2500 and 5000 mg/kg p.o.) administered daily for 35 days showed no changes in the hematological profile or in the relative organ weight, whereas the same extract administered daily for 90 days at 0.5-2 g/100 g in a powdered diet did not affect hematological parameters, biochemical determinations, or the levels of hepatic enzymes [132].
Finally, at the herbaceous layer, Rivina humilis and Siphonoglossa canbyi are the species with the highest relative frequency (25.00%) while none of the other species exceeds 16.67%.
Ownbey [White Prickly-poppy] Phytolaccaceae Rivina humilis L.
[30] during the investigation of antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of different parts including root, stem, leaf, inflorescence and fruit of plant of Rivina humilis L.
(2013a and 2013b) also reported the similar results while working with the antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Rivina humilis L.
There are in the category of less frequent: Oeceoclades maculata, Pharus glaber, Urochloa humidicola and Rivina humilis. Lianas in turn occur as follows: Serjania diversifolia, Gouania lupuloides, Pisonia aculeata and Stigmaphyllon sagreanum are constant.
Also several herbs grow on this kind of vegetation, such as Rivina humilis (Phytolaccaceae), and climbing plants, including Dioscorea militaris (Dioscoreaceae) and Passiflorasuberosa (Passifloraceae).