New species of piper from Panama
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Published by Smithsonian Institution in City of Washington .
Written in English


  • Piperaceae.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Casimir de Candolle.
SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections,, v. 71, no. 6, Smithsonian miscellaneous collections ;, v. 71, no. 6.
LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol. 71, no. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 7 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6623043M
LC Control Number20004020

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Several species of the genus Piper were found in Mexico and they are used ethnomedically, such as Piper auritum, Piper aduncum L. H.B. & K.; Piper nudum C. DC., Piper hispidum Swartz, Piper. HARTEMINK AE. The invasive shrub Piper aduneum in Papua New Guinea: a review. Piper aduncum is a shrub native to Central America. It is found in . The chemical composition of leaf essential oils from 11 species of Piper from Panama was analyzed by a combination GC-FID and GC-MS procedures. Six of them had sesquiterpene hydrocarbons as major constituents, three were characterized by monoterpene hydrocarbons, one by a diterpene, and one by a phenylpropanoid, dillapiole. Piper species are aromatic plants used as spices in the kitchen, but their secondary metabolites have also shown biological effects on human health. These plants are rich in essential oils, which can be found in their fruits, seeds, leaves, branches, roots and stems. Some Piper species have simple chemical profiles, while others, such as Piper nigrum, Piper betle, and Piper auritum, contain.

For Central America, the Dean artwork as printed in the Panama book is definitely the new standard. There are many other improvements compared to the Costa Rica volume. Thus, range maps are now color coded, immediately providing information on the status of a species in Panama Reviews: All native and introduced Thai Piper are enumerated to include 46 species and two varieties. Typifications for accepted names and synonyms are made where necessary. Family and generic descriptions, based on Thai collections, are provided. A key to species and varieties and relevant synonymy are also presented. Piper is an economically and ecologically important genus of plant that includes a fascinating array of species for studying natural history, natural products chemistry, community ecology, and evolutionary biology. The diversification of this taxon is unique and of great importance in .   The ethnomedical uses of most prevalent 23 Panamanian species of Piperboth in Panama as well in the world are provided. Of these species only Piper arboreum, Piper auritum, Piper cordulatum, Piper hispidum, Piper dariense, Piper multiplinerviumand Piper umbellatum haveethnomedical uses in Panama.

The Crotalinae, commonly known as pit vipers, crotaline snakes (named for the Ancient Greek: κρόταλον krotalon castanet/rattle of a rattlesnake's tail), or pit adders, are a subfamily of venomous vipers found in Eurasia and the are distinguished by the presence of a heat-sensing pit organ located between the eye and the nostril on both sides of the head. About this book. The isthmus of Panama, where North and South America meet, hosts more bird species than all of North America. More accessible than ever to birdwatchers and other ecotourists, the country has become a premier neotropical birding and nature tourism destination in recent years. piper. Wikipedia. Medical Information Search. In Piper married Essie Gwendoline 'Gwen' Armstrong and they had one son, John William Piper (b. ).Piper died in a car Lloyd William Piper was born on 31 October in Cassilis, New South Wales to Thomas William Piper and Alice Mabel née "War Service Record - Piper, Lloyd William".National Archives of Australia. Durant-Archibold, Armando A. Santana, Ana Isabel. Gupta, Mahabir P. “Ethnomedical uses and pharmacological activities of most prevalent species of genus Piper in Panama: A review.” Journal of ethnopharmacology, vol. , no. 11 (); pp. Joly, Luz Graciela. “Feeding and Trapping Fish with Piper auritum.