Argyrochosma nivea

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Argyrochosma nivea
Curtis's botanical magazine (Plate 3055) (8411478488).jpg
Curtis's botanical magazine, Argyrochosma nivea var. tenera
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida
(disputed)
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Genus: Argyrochosma
Species: A. nivea
Binomial name
Argyrochosma nivea
(Poir.) Windham
Synonyms

Pteris nivea Poir.
Cincinalis nivea (Poir.) Desv.
Gymnogramma nivea (Poir.) Mett.
Notholaena nivea (Poir.) Desv.
Pellaea nivea (Poir.) Prantl

Argyrochosma nivea is an Andean fern species in the genus Argyrochosma.

Isonotholaenic acid, a dihydrostilbenoid, and other bibenzyls can be found in A. nivea.[1][2] This compound shows an anti-chagasic activity.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Del Olmo, Esther; Armas, Marlon Garcı́a; Ybarra, Mª Inés; López, Josè Luis; Oporto, Patricia; Giménez, Alberto; Deharo, Eric; San Feliciano, Arturo (2003). "The imidazo\2,1-a]isoindole system. A new skeletal basis for antiplasmodial compounds". Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 13 (16): 2769. doi:10.1016/S0960-894X(03)00509-2. 
  2. ^ Cioffi, G; Montoro, P; De Ugaz, OL; Vassallo, A; Severino, L; Pizza, C; De Tommasi, N (2011). "Antioxidant bibenzyl derivatives from Notholaena nivea Desv". Molecules (Basel, Switzerland). 16 (3): 2527–41. doi:10.3390/molecules16032527. PMID 21415834. 
  3. ^ Del Olmo, E; Armas, MG; López-Pérez, JL; Ruiz, G; Vargas, F; Giménez, A; Deharo, E; San Feliciano, A (2001). "Anti-Trypanosoma activity of some natural stilbenoids and synthetic related heterocyclic compounds". Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 11 (20): 2755–7. doi:10.1016/s0960-894x(01)00562-5. PMID 11591517.