The juice obtained by pressing the leaves of Bryophyllum calycinum ( Crassulaceae) exhibited histamine-blocking activity. 2. The juice contains flavonoid. Bryophyllum calycinum belongs to the family crassulaceae was widely used in traditional medicine especially in the tropical areas. The plant contained alkaloids. This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears above. PreviousNext. Back to top. Table of Contents · Download PDF · Article Alerts.

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Bryophyllum pinnatum – Wikipedia

He also discussed his air plant at length in an bryophyloum titled Geschichte meiner botanischen Studien “History of my botanical studies”. Bryophyllum poisoning of cattle”. Sell images Our Blog. Perrier Boiteau Kalanchoe calcicola H. The “leaves” of this species are actually leaf-stem combinations called phylloclades. Bryophyllum pinnatumalso known as the air plantcathedral bellslife plantmiracle leafand Goethe plant is a succulent plant native to Madagascarwhich is a popular houseplant and has become naturalized in tropical and subtropical areas.

Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability – coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work. At bryoohyllum margin, between the teeth, adventitious buds appear, which in development produce roots, stems and leaves. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. It is distinctive for the profusion of miniature plantlets that form on the margins of its phyllocladesa trait it has in common with some other members of its genus.


This is a fairly common trait in the subgenus Bryophyllum. Phytochemical studies of Kalanchoe pinnata have identified the presence of triterpenessteroidphenanthreneflavonoidflavoneschalconestaraxasterolauronesphenolic acidcaffeic acidsyringic acidmalicoxalicferulic acid and organic acid. The tubular corollawith a pronounced constriction separating the subspherical part of the ovoid part, is terminated by four lobes which reaches 5 cm in length. The writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethewho was an amateur naturalist of calyfinum repute, was “passionately fond” of this plant and liked to give the baby plantlets as gifts to friends who visited his home.

Like most succulents, this one does not support frost. Please enter your password Forgotten your password? Hequet Mr Le Corre, F.

The terminal inflorescence is a paniclewith many pendent, red-orange flowers. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae.

Archived from the original on October 17, New York, The Macmillan Co. Perrier Boiteau Kalanchoe floripendula Steud. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs.

In the Philippines it is known as katakataka or kataka-taka which is an adjective meaning astonishing or remarkable. The plant Kalanchoe pinnata was harvested by Pierre Sonnerat in Isle de France Mauritius and communicated to Lamarck who described it in as the Cotyledon pinnata. The leaves are remarkable for their ability to produce calyvinum. In the French West IndiesKalanchoe pinnata, called zeb maltet, is used in local application against headaches.

Bryophyllums are a section of the genus Kalanchoe, a taxon of around species of succulents native to warm and tropical climates, with bell, urn or tubular flowers. It prefers a well draining ground, which prevents its roots from rotting.

Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum calycinum.

This file is lacking author information. Page 1 of 1. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat For the people of the Amazon, kalanchoe has multiple uses: Archived from the original on Bryophyllum pinnatum has been recorded in Trinidad and Tobago as being used as a traditional treatment for hypertension.


Continue Cancel Send email OK. Or Coloured Figures of Plants, Tafel Bryophyllum pinnatum Leaf imparipinnate with five leaflets Scientific classification Kingdom: Views Read Edit View history.

It is a succulent, perennial plant calycinnum, about 1m tall, with a fleshy cylindrical stem and a reddish color for the youngest and it flowers most of the year. Fischer, Jenap.

Subsequently, the Paris naturalist Christiaan Hendrik Persoon reclassified it in the Kalanchoe calling it Calanchoe pinnatawith an orthographic variant. Hawaii’s Most Invasive Horticultural Calycinkm.

Red Pierrot butterfly is resting on edge of leaf. It is in general, by escaping from the gardens that it becomes naturalized. They are thick, fleshy, elliptical in shape, curved, with a crenate or serrated margin, often reddish.

In the tropics, Kalanchoe pinnata is grown outdoors in gardens. It is yellowish in color with red-purple streaks. In Maharashtra state of india it is called “Panfuti” Whoes leaves grow out from leaf. At the same time, in Londonthe botanist Richard Anthony Salisbury described the same plant from a specimen received from Bengalunder the name of Bryophyllum calycinumand at the same time created the new genus Bryophyllum. The eight 8 stamens 4 cm long are in two whorls, welded on the corolla.