Evolvulus alsinoides is a very variable, perennial plant with slender, more or less branched stems that can become somewhat woody. A number of stems Convolvulus alsinoides L. Synonym. Convolvulus fugacissimus Hochst. ex Choisy. Synonym. Convolvulus linifolius L. Synonym. Evolvulus angustifolius Roxb. Key Words: Evolvulus alsinoides, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry. INTRODUCTION. Medicinal plants have been used indigenously in the.

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Evolvulus has been found to suppress inflammation induced in a mouse model of arthritis Complete Freund’s Adjuvant injections. Flowers fading by noon.

General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Checklists specific search options Observed during. Cite this page “Evolvulus alsinoides,” Examine. Natural History Natural History Morphology. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

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However, benefits to ecosystems not specific evolvjlus humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. The present study was aimed at determining the vascular plant species richness of an urban green-sp It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.

Last updated on Oct 12, A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. This herb used in traditional medicine of East Asia for its purported psychotropic and nootropic properties. Evolvulus Medicinal plants of Asia Flora of Australia.


Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in southern Maharashtra is one of the smallest sanctuaries in the st This page is regularly updated, to include the most recently available clinical trial evidence. It has a natural pantropical distribution encompassing tropical and warm-temperate regions of Australasia, Indomalaya, Polynesia, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Technology Biodiversity in India. However, there is insufficient evidence to compare the efficacy of evolvulus against other herbs to see if a role for this herb exists or not.

Evolvosides C, D, and E [14] which are triglycosides of kaempferol. Plant species composition on two rock outcrops from the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India Desc: SubSpecies Varieties Races Evolvulus alsinoides var. Common along foothills, lower slopes, scrub jungles even in poor soils, on bare exposed slopes. Tropical and subtropical regions of the world.

Evolvulus alsinoides

The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Observation specific search options Observed during. Evolvine alkaloid, structure currently unknown [11] [12]. Evolvulus alsinoides is one of a few herbs to bear the name of either shankhapushpi or vishnukranti in Sanskrit as the terms refer to herbs introduced from other regions [2] [3] with Clitoria ternateaConvolvulus pluricaulisand Canscora decussata also being referred to as Shankhapushpi.


Free 5 day supplement course. It is one of the plants included in Dasapushpamthe ten sacred flowers of Kerala. Brown van Ooststroom Diagnostic Keys. Sandy soil, dry slopes, cultivated areas, grasslands, thickets, roadsides. All districts Tamil Nadu: Evolvulus alsinoides is one of the four herbs that is given the common name of Shankhapushpi, and appears to be a nootropic agent with comparable potency to Piracetam in otherwise healthy young rats.

Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. Search in all groups Search within this group. Dwarf Morning Glory. Fruit A conical or depressed-globose capsule; seeds glabrous.

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Evolvulus alsinoides (Convolvulaceae): an American herb in the Old World.

Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Send a request for permission. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Flora of Fergusson College campus, Pune, India: