Mallotus philippensis. Euphorbiaceae. (Lamk) Muell. Arg. monkey face tree. LOCAL NAMES. Burmese (hpawng-awn); Chinese (cukangcai,xiang guishu. Echinus philippensis (Lam.) Baill., Adansonia 6: (), Type:?. Croton philippense Lam., Encycl. Meth. 2: (), Type: Philippines, Sonnerat s.n., holo. Mallotus philippinensis Muell. Arg (Euphorbiaceae) are widely distributed perennial shrub or small tree in tropical and subtropical region in.

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Most of the genera of family Euphorbiaceae, such as Drypetes [ 11 ] or Celaenodendron [ 12 ] also contain friedelin in rich amount.

A-friedooleananone [ 46 ]. The petroleum ether extract of the heartwood of M. Slash turning deep red. This kamala often appears in mallorus margins.

May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mqllotus of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. Mallotus philippensis has many other local names. This kamala often appears in rainforest margins. Further, the chromatographic analysis of the said fraction afforded a polyphenolic molecule rottlerin in Mallotus plant [ 37 ].

Archived copy as title Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. Small tree, upto 15 m high; stem of flowering twig is hispid; leaves alternate, lanceolate, petioled, entire, apex acute, base otuse, basal veins 3, adaxially green sometimes with some spotted white powdery substances, glabrous, abaxially glaucous; lamina Bark slightly bitter when chewed.


The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. This report suggests the use philipensis rottlerin in mast cell-mediated allergic disorders including urticaria and allergic asthma [ 48 ]. Mallotjs from the original kallotus Grows in monsoon forest and drier rain forest. Among the ever-anticancer agents, rottlerin appears to have great potentiality for being used in chemotherapy. Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life philippenss variables.

Outer surface of the tepals densely stellate lepidote and clothed in reddish glands. The wood is used as fuel. View at Google Scholar F. Drugs for the Future? View at Google Scholar R. Organic extract of plant after bioassay-directed fractionation yields five compounds, the most active of which against Mycobacterium tuberculosis was a new compound, 8-cinnamoyl-5,7-dihydroxy-2,2-dimethylgeranylchromene for which the name mallotophilippen F is suggested.

Natural populations

Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Field tips Leaves 3-nerved from base.

Roots, stems and leaves are reported to contain prussic acid. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Two small flat glands generally visible on the upper ,allotus, at the base of the leaf blade.

The capsules are a chief source for the extraction of orange dye Kamela. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3.

Factsheet – Mallotus philippensis

May also be referred to include anatomy. The genus Haploclastus is endemic to India and is represented by six species. In sub terminal panicles, densely rusty glandular. Medicinal mallotus have been clinically used and its interest has been dramatically increased over the past decades throughout mallotuss world and its formulations are increasingly cited in media.

Information on the genetics of the taxon, including karyotypes, barcoding status, whole genome sequencing status, ploidy. Describes growth rates, allometries, parameters known to be predictive, morphometrics. Some other medicinal plants reported similar anticestodal activity shown in Table 1. This reduced level may affect follicular development, quality of ovulated eggs, corpus luteum formation, estrus cycle, and maintenance of pregnancy in rats [ 22 ].


Mallotus philippensis – Useful Tropical Plants

After isolation and identification by GC-MS, polyphenols were the main compounds of the hexane extract that inhibited proliferation and induced apoptosis [ 49 ]. Another extract, that is, phenolic fraction, shows TAA ranging from 0.

This plant is traditionally used for antifilarial [ 2 ], antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and immune-regulatory activity [ 3 ] and also used as purgative, anthelmintic, vulnerary, detergent, maturant, carminative, alexiteric and is useful in treatment of bronchitis, abdominal diseases, spleen enlargement, antimicrobial, antiparasitic, and so forth Maallotus Malltus vernacular names are as follows: It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.

Along with this medicinal importance, this plant is used against human pathogens including H. Dioecious trees, to 12 m high, bark mm thick, pale brown; branchlets, young leaves and inflorescence tawny or rusty pubescent. Cotyledons ovate to almost orbicularabout mm long, hairy on the upper surface.

Flowers unisexual, brick red, in rusty puberulous, terminal spicate panicles; male flowers: Probably frost tolerant as it persists along creeks and gullies on the Atherton Tableland.