Baccharis dracunculifolia

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Baccharis dracunculifolia
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Baccharis
Species:
B. dracunculifolia
Binomial name
Baccharis dracunculifolia
Synonyms[1]
  • Baccharis bracteata Hook. & Arn.
  • Baccharis leptospermoides DC.
  • Baccharis paucidentata Sch.Bip. ex Baker
  • Baccharis pulverulenta Klatt
  • Conyza linearifolia Spreng.

Baccharis dracunculifolia is a medical plant found in Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, and Uruguay.[2][3][4][5]

Baccharis dracunculifolia is used for green propolis production.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List, Baccharis dracunculifolia DC.
  2. ^ Cabrera, A. L. 1978. Compositae. 10: 1–726. In A. L. Cabrera (ed.) Flora de la provincia de Jujuy. Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Buenos Aires
  3. ^ Foster, R. C. 1958. A catalogue of the ferns and flowering plants of Bolivia. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University 184: 1–223.
  4. ^ Müller, J. 2006. Systematics of Baccharis (Compositae–Astereae) in Bolivia, including an overview of the genus. Systematic Botany Monographs 76: 1–341
  5. ^ Vargas Caballero, I. G., A. Lawrence & M. Eid. 2000. Árboles y arbustos para sistemas agroforestales en los Valles Interandinos de Santa Cruz 1–145. Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza, Santa Cruz
  6. ^ "Baccharis dracunculifolia, the main botanical source of Brazilian green propolis, displays antiulcer activity". J Pharm Pharmacol. 59: 603–8. Apr 2007. doi:10.1211/jpp.59.4.0017. PMID 17430646.