Small trees m high or occasionally more shrubby and straggly and m high; trunk cm in diam., or occasionally up to 30 cm; bark smooth, grey or. Euclea schimperi (E. racemosa). Ebenaceae. Indigenous. Ar: Ugum. Tg: Kiliaw. Ecology: Uses: Description: Propagation: Seed: treatment: storage: Management . Euclea schimperi — Overview. River Guarri learn more about names for this taxon Image of Euclea schimperi. Euclea schimperi (A. DC.) Dandy Trusted .

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Search DSpace This Collection. Display spot characters for this species. In ethanol extract, the amount of total polyphenol in the leaves 0. By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License.

Thin layer chromatography method confirmed the presence of these compounds.

Preliminary phytochemical screening of various parts of the plant indicated the presence of different scjimperi of secondary metabolites such as phenols, alkaloids, steroids, terpenoids, anthraquinones, saponins and tannins.

These secondary constituents vary in type and concentration in different parts of the plant. To put it differently, TPC of the E. Flowers unisexual,usually on different trees, in axillary inflorescences, small, creamy-white, speckled with brownish glands, sweetly scented. Antimicrobial activity was carried out against five standard bacterial trains Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumonia and Salmonella typhi and two standard fungal shimperi Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger.

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Euclea schimperi

JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Schjmperi Flora Zambesiaca 7 1 Pages – Euclea schimperi Ebenaceae is a plant of Erkowit, eastern Sudan, used as a medicinal plant by native people Hadandawa for the treatment of many diseases.


These findings indicated that this plant was rich in different chemical constituents, which may be responsible for the many pharmacological actions. The level of DPPH scavenging activity in chloroform extracts of all schomperi of the plant was higher than that of vitamin C at all level of concentrations.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: individual images: Euclea schimperi

The ethanol extracts of all plant parts showed extremely high antioxidant activities at all levels of concentrations specially the root–bark extract Scyimperi of antimicrobial assay euclfa that the petroleum ether extracts of the leaves and stems exhibited weak inhibitory effect on the tested bacteria.

Kirkia 10 1 Page The quantitative analysis revealed that the leaves were rich in total polyphenols, flavonoids and saponins as 10 compared with the other plant parts. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper. A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Preparation and antioxidant activities of important traditional plant polysaccharides.

Recent trends and methods in antimicrobial drug discovery from plant sources. Antimicrobial activity of some plant materials used in Armenian traditional medicine.

Euclea racemosa

Skip to search form Skip to main content. The ethanol extracts of different parts of the plant exhibited broad spectrum activity against the tested strains as compared to petroleum ether and chloroform extracts. Total polyphenols, saponins, alkaloids and flavonoids were quantified in each plant part. White Kellaua schimperi A. The inhibition zone diameters ranged between 15 mm and 28 mm.


In conclusion, this study demonstrated that Euclea schimperi was rich in phytochemical constituents and the tested ethanol extracts had moderate to high antimicrobial activity and potent antioxidant activity. Insects associated with this species: The major phytochemical euvlea of the leaves, stems, stem-bark, roots and root-bark were qualitatively determined in each extract. Bioactive components from medicinal plants are said to be responsible for the antioxidant and antimicrobial effects of plant extracts.

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Flora of Zambia: Species information: individual images: Euclea schimperi

Antioxidant activity of some medicinal species using FRAP assay. Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Phytoconstituents from Euclea schimperi.

This study was performed to determine the phytochemical constituents of this plant and to evaluate the antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of these constituents. Euclea macrophylla sensu Wild Euclea mayottensis H. Some features of this site may not work without it.

The Antioxidant Activities of Natural Polysaccharides. Male flowers on longer pedicels forming a more lax inflorescence. Shrub or small evergreen tree. Colorimetric, gravimetric, spectrophotometeric, thin layer chromatography TLC and column chromatography methods were used for analyzing the phytochemical components.

It was the main purpose of this paper to evaluate the total phenolic content TPCtotal flavonoid content TFCand antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of leaf extracts of Euclea schimperi.