The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Char. Ignacimuthu S, Ayyanar M, Sivaraman K.S. It belongs to a tropical family, Balanophoraceae. Family Balanophoraceae Scientific Name Balanophora fungosa J.R.Forst. The globe is surrounded at its base by a much smaller number of male flowers. balanophora: the hidden highland parasite with unexplored medicinal potential: 33. balanophora fungosa J.R.Forst. 50. Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014 by Balanophora fungosa is a fleshy, leafless herb that is total parasitic on the roots or rhizomes of various host species[266. indica (Arn.) The whole herb has been used medicinally for the treatment of irregular menstruation, cough, hemoptysis, traumatic injury and bleeding, dizziness and gastralgia in Yunnan Province, China. * The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa. ... (2015). Within the genus Balanophora agamospermy was found only in B. fungosa subsp. COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. In flower, the plant emits an odour resembling that of mice. & G.Forst. Vol. Gen. Pl. Campus. 2012 Aug;2(8):665-9. doi: 10.1016/S2221-1691(12)60117-8. Wallich ex Griffith; Balanophora fungosa Forster & Forster ssp. B. Hansen (family Balanophoraceae) had been used in Vietnamese folk medicine for a long time. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Ajna Fern Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. For documenting flora of India that is being discussed on efloraofindia google e-group along with supplementing the working of the group. Last update on 2019-06-13: Now containing 11906 plants. Gen. Pl. Though it is not an official drug in any of the indigenous systems of medicine in India, it is used in tribal medicines in south India. Balanophora fungosa subsp. It is used to treat cervical spondylosis, muscular spasm, stiffness etc mainly related to head, neck, shoulders and arms. Gen. Pl. Balanophora fungosa ssp. The flowering structure is shaped like a toadstool but consists of a globe covered with thousands of tiny female flowers. Keywords: (arranged alphabetically & place-wise). Balanophora fungosa subsp. Glossary of Indian medicinal plants. (Hansen, 1976; Mukhti et al, 2012). B. indica (Arn.) This site needs JavaScript to work properly. This paper describes the study of the inhibitory effect of Balanophora fungosa on melanin. FAGERLIND’S papers have shed doubt on the use of the terms ‘ovary cell’, ‘ovule’ and 'pendulous' nature of the latter, as there seems to be no cavity in the ovary. The tubers of Balanophora are rich in a wax-like substance which is used in Java as a fuel for torches. Hosok. Balanophora : the hidden highland parasite with unexplored medicinal potential The 50% EtOH extract obtained from B. fungosa indicated an inhibitory effect on mushroom tyrosinase activity with an IC50 value of 15 μg/mL. Kiritikar K.R., Basu B.D. B. indica, is a root parasite found in hills of south India. “Balanophora fungosa is a parasitic plant growing on the roots of rainforest plants. Morphology and phylogenetics of two holoparasitic plants, Balanophora japonica and Balanophora yakushimensis (Balanophoraceae), and their hosts in Taiwan and Japan. 2011 Feb 23;59(4):1109-14. doi: 10.1021/jf1035542. Balanophora is a genus belonging to the family Balanophoraceae which possesses about 120 species all over the world. Balanophora involucrata Hook.f.& Thomson (Balanophoraceae) is a parasite plant often growing on the roots of leguminous plants. ssp. Names in different languages: English name – red physic nut, wild castor, wild croton and wild sultan seed, i Hindi Name- Danti Tamil name- Niradimuthi Telugu name- Cinna Nepalam Tamil Name- Niradimuthi Brngali name- Harun, Haphun Marathi name- Danti Indica (Arn.) Richard Morris. 2010 Sep 1;10(3):238-46. doi: 10.2174/1871524911006030238. Download PDF. 'Creating awareness of Indian Flora & Fauna' The whole world uses my Image Resource of more than a thousand species & eight thousand images of Birds, Butterflies, Plants etc. Huu Tai B, Xuan Nhiem N, Hai Yen P, Hong Quang T, Thi Cuc N, Thi Trang D, Van Doan V, Thuy Hang DT, Van Minh C, Van Kiem P. Nat Prod Res. However, there is no pharmacognostical report to authenticate the commercial samples of B. fungosa and to differentiate them from Scindapsus officinalis. fungosa This is a root parasite found in the tropical rainforest. On the occurrence of parasitic plant Balanophora fungosa J. R. & G. Forster (Balanophoraceae) in Andhra Pradesh, India. The white tipped structures at the base are male flowers. Common Names: Allegheny vine, Climbing Fumitory, Mountain-fringe (1, 3). Tyrosinase, trypsin, and tryptase are known to play important roles in melanin production of human skin. It mainly provides comprehensive cervical spine care. Hans. indica var. B. Hansen var. Medicinal Uses. Plants from these two areas appear in two different groups  |  Flower colour; life form. Balanophora fungosa J. R & G. Frost (Balanophoraceae) is a root parasite with a coral-like fleshy body and superficially resembles Scindapsus, but it is neither reported to be of any medicinal value nor matches the characteristic pharmacognostic features of S. officinalis as seeds, stone cells, epidermis, starch, calcium oxalate crystals, vascular bundles and oil globules are absent in … Balanophora J.R.Forst. -. However, it is found in crude drug markets as substitute/adulterant for the Ayurvedic drug Gajapippali (Scindapsus officinalis). indica (Arn.) & G.Forst. Three new muurolane type sesquiterpene glycosides, named balanoindicosides A − C (1 − 3), were isolated from the whole plant of Balanophora fungosa subsp. 50 1775. Scientific basis for the use of Indian ayurvedic medicinal plants in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders: ashwagandha. with help from Cairns. Balanophora species are used in folk medicine in many Asian cultures. Indian medicinal plants. Cervigest capsule is an proprietary Ayurvedic medicine manufactured by Kerala Ayurveda Limited. indica var. indica (Arn.) Though it is not an official drug in any of the indigenous systems of medicine in India, it is used in tribal medicines in south India. Char. 1992;11:133–36. Epub 2019 Apr 22. A review on ethnobotany, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Fumaria indica (Fumitory). 139 Barleria buxifolia L. 140 Barleria cristata L. 141 Barleria mysorensis Roth 142 Barleria prionitis L. 143 Barleria strigosa Willd. Medicinal Chemistry Research 2014, 23 (1) , 76-86. Stem 'Plants' arise from an irregularly-shaped, hard, bulbous mass attached to the roots of rain forest plants. Melanin synthesis inhibitors from Balanophora fungosa. along with discussion & documentation of Indian Flora. It is an obligate parasite growing on the roots of rainforest trees. Gai-Mei She, Ying-Jun Zhang, Chong-Ren Yang. Balanophora is a flowering plant that parasitizes roots of trees. -, Ranjithakani P, Geetha S., Lakshmi G., Murugan S. Preliminary survey of wild edibles of Kolli Hills of Salem. indica, (Balanophoraceae) syn. 1996;2:25. Efloraofindia (earlier Indiantreepix) is the largest Google e-group in the world in this field & largest nature related in India devoted to creating awareness, helping in identification etc. in the genus Balanophora (family Balanophoraceae). indica, (Balanophoraceae) syn. Balanophora fungosa, sometimes known as fungus root is a flowering plant in the family Balanophoraceae and occurs in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia and some Pacific Islands. 1984;11:59–77. Abstract. fungosa J.R.Forst. Traditional medicinal practices by the tribal communities living in various hamlets of Pachalur and Periyur were documented by Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) exercise and interview schedules. National Center for Biotechnology Information, Unable to load your collection due to an error, Unable to load your delegates due to an error, TS of rhizome shows outer layer (OL), ground tissue (GR), vascular traces (VT) and vascular bundle (VB), TS of stem shows outer layer (OL), ground tissue (GR) and vascular traces (VT), TS of leaf shows hte epidemis (AD & AB), ground tissue (GR) and vascular traces (VT).  |  Get the latest public health information from CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov, Get the latest research information from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus, Find NCBI SARS-CoV-2 literature, sequence, and clinical content: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sars-cov-2/. Char. This is Balanophora fungosa, on the forest floor of Mossman Gorge, near Cairns in Queensland, Australia.Notice the pale colored modified leaves at the bases of these two shoots. & G.Forst. Journal of Threatened Taxa. indica (Arn.) 4. web interface by The parasitic plant Balanophora fungosa subsp. New Delhi: NISCOM; 1980. WildNet taxon ID 11226 Alternate name(s) balanophora fungus root Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status Least concern Conservation significant No Confidential No Endemicity Native Pest status Nil Other resources The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH) subsp. ; Negative list; Scindapsus officinalis; adulterant; ethnobotany; indigenous systems of medicine; pharmacognosy; prohibited plants; root parasite; substitute. subsp. (1972) Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Udgivet af Dansk Botanisk Forening 28: 98. -, Pushpangadan P., Atal C.K. 7(2): 6943-6946. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. However, few of us have noticed the much smaller parasitic group of plants called Balanophora. B. Hansen var. & G.Forst. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. & G. Forst. fungosa Hansen, B. Ven Murthy MR, Ranjekar PK, Ramassamy C, Deshpande M. Cent Nerv Syst Agents Med Chem. Title … B. Hansen var. If you would like to support this site, please consider, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. globosa hanya tersebar di Jawa Barat (Cibodas, Gunung Gede) pada ketinggian 1500 m dpl (Hansen, 1976). Ken Fern, Ancient Science of Life. See this image and copyright information in PMC, Three new muurolane-type sesquiterpene glycosides from the whole plants of. 138 Bambusa arundinacea Willd. kuroiwai Makino Balanophora fungosa var. Whitish to brown; herb, parasitic. The decoction of fruit has expectorant action, and given to treat respiratory disorders, and asthma. (4) Balanophora fungosa Forster & G. Forster, Australia, Queensland, Mossman Gorge, D. Nickrent 2825, 19 August 1991 (SIU). Balanophora fungosa Name Synonyms Balanophora forsteri van Tiegh. Edible Uses None known Medicinal None known Other Uses The tubers contains a sticky wax (balanophorin)[266. HHS Ethno Medicinal Plants used by Jatapu Women in Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India. indica, ditemukan varietas yang tersebar di India, Indo-China, Sumatera (Sumatera Barat) dan Filipina. USA.gov. (1775) Type species: Balanophora fungosa J.R. Forst. Common name. Etymology: Adlumia for John Adlum, amateur botanist of the late 18th century and early 19th century; fungosa: from the Greek ‘fung’, meaning spongy or mushroom-like (5, 7). J Agric Food Chem. 2012 May;125(3):317-26. doi: 10.1007/s10265-011-0447-5. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh; 1980. For example, in China, Balanophora is known as she-gu (stone-fungus) and in Thailand as hoh-ra-tao-su-nak.In both cases, the plant is used to treat a variety of ailments and has various ritual purposes. Introduction: Balanophora fungosa Forster & Forster ssp.  |  B.Hansen is an accepted name This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Balanophora fungosa J.R.Forst. The database and code is licensed under a A collection of 82 medicinal plant species belonging to 44 families, used … Balanophora kuroiwai (Makino) Makino Balanophora mariannae Hosokawa Balanophora … Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2020 Oct;34(20):2964-2970. doi: 10.1080/14786419.2019.1602831. Balanophora; Fungus Root. is an accepted name This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Balanophora (family Balanophoraceae). Few phytochemical constituents were reported on this plant. globosa and in B. japonica. The flowering structure is shaped like a puffball but in fact consists of a globe covered with thousands of tiny female flowers. Ethnobotanical investigations amoung tribes in Madurai Disirct of Tamilnadu (India) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. & G.Forst. This plant is included in the list of negative list, which are restricted and prohibited for export. DOI: 10.1007/s00044-013-0604-6. Balanophora fungosa J.R. & G. Forst. indica (Arn.) It is called as Markata Pippali in Sanskrit, Gajapippali in Hindi, Bengali and Kannada, Atti-tippali or Kallan-thippali or Nila-bomb in Malayalam, Enugatippali in Telugu, and Bhoomi Budalam or Veru-Chedi in Tamil. You can also use them for free as per Creative Commons license attached with each image. TS of rhizome shows outer layer (OL), ground tissue (GR), vascular traces (VT)…, TS of stem shows outer layer (OL), ground tissue (GR) and vascular traces…, TS of leaf shows hte epidemis (AD & AB), ground tissue (GR) and…, NLM B. indica, is a root parasite found in hills of south India. Balanophora fungosa is a rare holoparasitic flowering plant in Taiwan, where it is restricted to the Hengchun Peninsula in southernmost Taiwan, and Orchid Island (Lanyu in Chinese), a small volcanic island off the southeastern coast of Taiwan. Epub 2011 Jan 25. Balanophora. Epub 2011 Sep 6. NIH Ethno-medico-botanical investigations in Kerala. 144 Barringtonia acutangula (L.) Gaertn. indica var. Balanophora fungosa. Description. A New Phenolic Constituent and a Cyanogenic Glycoside from Balanophora involucrata (Balanophoraceae). Family: Papaveraceae (the Poppy family), in the subclade Fumarioideae. 50. of parasitic plants. This small apparently leafless plant is a root-parasite and resembles a fungus with a large rounded head. Name: Adlumia fungosa (Aiton) Greene ex Britton. Balanophora fungosa f. extratropica Bailey Balanophora fungosa var. indica (Arn.) This study aimed to investigate the hypouricaemic and anti-inflammatory effects of ethanol extract of B. fungosa subsp. indica is a cosmopolitan plant and belongs to the family Balanophoraceae. This plant is included in the list of negative list, which are restricted and prohibited for export. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Medicinal Uses of Gaja Pippali Powdered leaves are taken for 21 days for fever, rheumatism, and pain. mariannae (Hosok.) Common name. & G.Forst. indica using various chromatographic methods.Their structures were determined by extensive analysis of HR-ESI-MS and NMR spectroscopy. Sedangkan varietas lainnya, Balanophora fungosa ssp. The leaves or fruits are applied externally for rheumatism. Indica; Balanophoraceae; Gajapippali; Langsdorffia indica Arn. Chopra R.N, Nayar S.L, Chopra I.C. J Plant Res. Balanophora fungosa J.R.Forst. The female flowers form an densely packed apical cone with the male flowers clustered below them. Balanophora fungosa Forster & Forster ssp. Some primitive tribals of Western Ghats and their herbal medicine. B. Hansen var. It has no chlorophyll. Name []. This article describes the pharmacognostical characteristics of Balanophora fungosa and diagnostic features to differentiate it from Scindapsus officinalis. This article describes the pharmacognostical characteristics of Balanophora fungosa J. R. & G. Forster ( Balanophoraceae.! 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