Scientific Name: Blechum pyramidatum. Root Word:: pyramidatum = pyramid- shaped. Vernacular: Yerbas Babui, Synonym: Blechum brownei. Blechum pyramidatum (Lam.) Urb. Taxonomic Serial No.: Reference for: Blechum pyramidatum. Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version. Sapin-sapin, Blechum pyramidatum (Lam.) Urban, BROWNE’S BLECHUM – Herbal Medicine – An illustrated compilation of Philippine medicinal plants by Dr .

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Don’t need the entire report? Bryophytes lack the specialized tissues xylem and phloem that circulate water and dissolved nutrients in the vascular plants. A similar example in a Common Name search is Virginia snakeroot. Usually, the last letter or two of a given genus, a space, and the first few correct letters of the specific epithet will provide a sufficiently short list containing the desired taxon.

All – An All search will combine the list of counties to include with a Boolean And. The vascular plants include all seed-bearing plants the gymnosperms and angiosperms and the pteridophytes including the ferns, lycophytes, and horsetails. The global rank reflects the species worldwide rarity. G2 – Imperiled globally because of rarity 6 – 20 occurrences, or few remaining acres, or miles of stream or very vulnerable to extinction throughout its range because of other factors.

Ruellia blechum Linnaeus SNR – Not yet ranked. Proper vouchers display all the necessary attributes for complete identification of the plant, and are to be accompanied by accurate locality, habitat, collection time, and collector data. Distribution – Common in waste places, in open thickets, on and about old walls, in and around towns at low altitudes throughout the Philippines.

A species of plants native to the state that are in imminent danger of extinction within the state, the survival of which is unlikely if the causes of a decline in the number of plants continue, and includes all species determined to be endangered or threatened pursuant to the Federal Endangered Species Act ofas amended.


Identifying species that appear as waifs or only periodically appear in the flora for a few seasons. An annual or short-lived, erect or ascending herb up to bkechum cm tall; stems often prostrate and rooting at lower blechjm. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. These plants live for three or more seasons. The length of the capsule from my plant seemed to be much longer than that showed in the Pyra,idatum of Guam website.

Plant species returned will be found within at least one of the selected counties. Garlic mustard is an example of a biennial. Any of various plants that have the vascular tissues xylem and phloem. If, after following the above advice, then difficulties are still encountered please use the “browse” feature. There was very little information on the status of Blechum pyramidatum in Singapore although it had been cultivated as a herb.

Many perennials may not be mature enough to bloom during its first year. Blechum consists of about 6 species and is native to tropical America.

Blechum pyramidatum

Blechum pyramidatum Lamk Urb. Potential Herbal Medicines and Drug Interactions. Perennial wildflowers re-grow each season from overwinter root material. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. This is mainly those species which are now excluded from flora for various reasons. Pyramidarum brownei forma albiflorum.

This numeric rank provides the relative rarity for each species based on a scale from 1 very rare to 5 common.

In tropical America, it is a weed of fields, shady waste places and moist thickets, up to m altitude. This definition does not rely on the economic severity or geographic range of the problem, but on the documented ecological damage caused.

This pyarmidatum sought to identify and characterize the glucosidase inhibitors from the species. Stems are often prostrate and rooting below, about 20 to 50 centimeters long and sparingly hairy or nearly smooth. Blechum pyramidatum Blechum pyramidatum Lamarck Urban, Repert. In OctoberI brought a pot of this plant home to observe it more closely. Bioassay-guided fractionation of a crude extract isolated a main-glucosidase inhibitor, Palmitic acid IC50 S2 – Typically 6 to 20 occurrences, few remaining individuals, acres, or miles of stream, or factors demonstrably making it very vulnerable in the state.


The name of this plant was mentioned in a local publication [1] based on a flora survey done at the Upper Thomson Forest in Constituents – Ethyl acetate fraction yielded five compounds: Source – Lichvar, R. However, it is not Prunella vulgaris.

It is sometimes a troublesome weed, e. Blechum brownei forma albiflorum Blechum brownei Jussieu, forma albiflorum Kuntze, Revis. Cultivated occurrences are not mapped.

Blechum brownei forma coeruleum. In Panama, a decoction of the entire plant is used to treat vomiting.

Blechum pyramidatum (Lam.) Urb. — The Plant List

Any correct part of a taxon name can be entered and a choice of the correct one made from the small list of resulting matches. There are no pictures available for this datasheet If you can supply pictures for this datasheet please contact: Any species which is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range. Any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range. The National Wetland Plant List: SX – Apparently extirpated from the state.

Flowers solitary or in pairs in the axils of bracts, small, bisexual, each flower with 2 linear bracteoles; calyx 5-partite with linear segments; corolla gamopetalous, scarcely longer than bract, with slender tube and 5 subequal lobes contorted in bud, puberulent, white; stamens 4, didynamous, inserted above the middle of the corolla tube; ovary superior, 2-celled, style subulate.

The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.