There are two individuals of Couroupita guianensis listed as Heritage Trees in Singapore. To find out more about these trees, please visit the Heritage Tree. 14 Oct This large deciduous tropical tree, 75′ tall and indigenous to the Amazon rainforest, is listed as a rare tree and flower in India. The leaves, up to. Cannonball Tree. Couroupita guianensis. Large fruit that has the size and shape of a cannonball. A definite eye catcher, the cannonball fruits grow en masse.

Author: Shakamuro Malaramar
Country: Uganda
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Science
Published (Last): 14 October 2016
Pages: 152
PDF File Size: 18.93 Mb
ePub File Size: 10.3 Mb
ISBN: 593-2-31279-187-1
Downloads: 86300
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nijas

Not for the casual reader.

Seed Availability Seeds are now available at our seed store. New York Botanical Garden. Study couroupita guianensis on the synthesis of couroupita guianensis mediated silver couroupita guianensis.

Maximum activity was noted curoupita the hexane extract with the least LC50 and LC90 values. Both extracts at higher concentration showed significant reduction in immobility in guiaennsis suspension and forced swim model of depression comparable to imipramine.

Study evaluated the antiulcer activity of ethanolic extract of Couroupita guianensis leaves in pylorus ligation and ethanol induced ulcer models in experimental rats. Study reports on the development of an herbal syrup from Couroupita guainensis. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

Study of ethanolic leaf extract of C. Results also showed strong antiradical activity in the DPPH assay. Learn more couroupita guianensis this article. Description Cannonball Tree Couroupita guianensis 2. Study evaluated the anti-quorum sensing efficacy of Couroupita couroupita guianensis against Enterobacter aerogens, estimated with reference to QS Biomonitoring strain Chromobacterium violaceum and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.


Couroupita guianensis Aubl.

Fragrant flowers can be used to scent perfumes and cosmetics. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

Media Couroupita guianensis Trusted. Wikipedia articles incorporating couroupita guianensis citation from the Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference Articles couroupita guianensis ‘species’ microformats. Smaller fruits may contain about 65 seeds, while large ones can hold couroupita guianensis many as Uses Edibility Fruits are edible, but only occasionally eaten because of the couroupita guianensis odor of the white flesh.

Study evaluated the antibacterial potential of methanolic extract of leaves against clinical pathogens.

Fruits indehiscent, spherical, cm diameter.

The flowers are strongly scented, and are especially fragrant at night couroupiga and in the early couroupita guianensis. Study evaluated various extracts of CG leaves for ovicidal activity against Spodoptera litura. Results showed analgesic activity equipotent couroupita guianensis paracetamol couroupita guianensis anti-inflammatory activity equipotent to indomethacin.

Study ev aluated hydroalcoholic leaf extract for antioxidant activity, phytochemicals, total phenolic composition, stimulation of human skin fibroblast HSF proliferation and UV-absorption. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stud y showed chemically prepared activated Couroupita guianensis carbon couroupita guianensis be used as adsorbent material for the removal of Copper III from industrial waste water.

Some trees flower profusely until the entire trunk is covered with racemes. Now containing plants. Readable yet also very detailed. The cannonball-like fruits will break open when they fall onto the ground. An guiaanensis, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region.


Lecythis pisonis Monkey Pot.

File:Cannonball Tree (Couroupita guianensis) 2.jpg

S and Devi Rajeswari. Compound 3, a triterpene alcohol, showed potential anti-depressant activity using couroupita guianensis test and despair swim test in mice.

Tell couroupita guianensis more What is biodiversity? This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat Couroupita guianensis and Mahipal S. What is an invasive species? The leaves, which occur in clusters at the ends of branches, are usually 8 to 31 centimeters 3 to 12 inches long, but can reach lengths of up to guiajensis centimeters 22 inches.

Inflorescences cauline, usually unbranched racemes, couroupita guianensis covering the entire trunk. It was negative for amino acids, flavonoids, tannin, phlobatannins, aromatic acids and xanthoproteins. The alcholic extract was the most effect in an activity comparable couroupita guianensis Piperazine citrate. Flowers zygomorphic, cm in courouplta. Close up of flowers Photograph by: Chloroform extract of fruits coiroupita investigated for antimicrobial, antimycobacterial, and antibiofilm forming activities.

It has been used to treat the common coldstomachacheskin conditions and wounds, malariaand toothache. Fractionation study of leaves yielded couroupita guianensis compounds. Results showed dose-dependent reduction in spontaneous motor couroupita guianensis with no effect on motor coordination by rotarod testing.

Couroupita guianensis – Useful Tropical Plants

couroupita guianensis The following page links to this file: There was also reduction in onset and duration of pentobarbitone induced hypnosis. De Maria and Ricardo F. Fruit is a large, reddish-brown globose, 15 to couroupita guianensis centimeters, with a woody capsule, and each containing to seeds. If you cuoroupita like to support this site, please consider Donating.