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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White Kellaua schimperi Scyimperi. 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.

From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper. The major phytochemical components of the leaves, stems, stem-bark, roots and root-bark were qualitatively determined in each extract. Male flowers on longer pedicels forming a schjmperi lax inflorescence. Showing of eucle references. These findings could support the traditional use of this plant in the treatment of many diseases URI: Kirkia 10 1 Page Methanol Search for additional papers on this topic.

In ethanol extract, the amount of total polyphenol in the leaves 0. Preliminary phytochemical screening of various parts of the plant indicated the presence of different classes of secondary metabolites such as phenols, alkaloids, steroids, terpenoids, anthraquinones, saponins and tannins.

Flowers unisexual,usually on different trees, in axillary inflorescences, small, creamy-white, speckled with brownish glands, sweetly scented.

Preparation and antioxidant activities of important traditional plant polysaccharides. The Antioxidant Activities of Natural Polysaccharides. Results of antimicrobial assay revealed that the petroleum ether extracts of the leaves and stems exhibited weak inhibitory effect on the tested bacteria. Sschimperi ethanol extracts of all plant parts showed extremely high antioxidant activities eucleq all levels of concentrations specially the root–bark extract Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition.

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An overview on natural polysaccharides with antioxidant properties. The level of DPPH scavenging activity in chloroform extracts of all parts of the plant was higher than that of vitamin C at fuclea level of concentrations.

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 euclex Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger. Ebenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7 1 Pages – Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Perrier Euclea racemosa Murray subsp. Display spot characters for this species. Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images Shrub or small evergreen tree.

Skip to search form Skip to main content. Derivation of specific name: Euclea macrophylla sensu Wild Euclea mayottensis H. These secondary constituents vary in type and concentration in different parts of the plant.

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

Leaves, spirally arranged, subopposite or whorled, usually at the schimpero of branches obovate to linear-oblanceolate, cm long, leathery, glossy light green above, dull and paler below, hairless; margin entire often thickened.

Show full item record. Red data list status: Rapid determination of total polyphenolic content in tea samples based on caffeic acid voltammetric behaviour on a disposable graphite electrode. Antioxidant capacity and IC50 values were estimated for each extract using vitamin C as a standard antioxidant.

The inhibition zone diameters ranged between 15 mm and 28 mm. Total polyphenols, saponins, alkaloids and flavonoids were quantified in each plant part. Recent trends and methods in antimicrobial drug discovery from plant sources. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page These findings indicated that this plant was rich in different chemical constituents, which may be responsible for the many pharmacological actions. 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.


Contact Us Send Feedback. Comparative study of phytochemical screening, antioxidant and antimicrobial capacities of fresh and dry leaves crude plant extracts of Datura metel L. Struik, South Africa Page SchimperGerman scientist, who contributed much to ecology, histology and plant geography throughout the world.

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

JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Insects associated with this species: Bioactive components from medicinal plants are said to zchimperi responsible for the antioxidant and antimicrobial effects of plant extracts. The ethanol extract of the root-bark exhibited the strongest activity 28 mm against Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumonia.

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Chemical Constituent of Euclea schimperi

These findings could support the traditional use of this plant in the treatment of many diseases. Antioxidant activity of some medicinal species using FRAP assay. References Publications referenced by this paper. Colorimetric, gravimetric, spectrophotometeric, thin layer chromatography TLC and column chromatography methods were used for analyzing the phytochemical components.