Bergenia stracheyi

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Bergenia stracheyi
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Bergenia stracheyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Bergenia
Species: B. stracheyi
Binomial name
Bergenia stracheyi
(Hook.f. & Thorns.) Engl. in Bot. Zeitung. 26:842. 1868
Synonyms

Saxifraga stracheyi Hook.f. & Thorns.

Bergenia stracheyi is a plant species in the genus Bergenia found in the Western Himalayas, from 2700-4700 m, Afghanistan and Tajikistan.[1]

Bergenin and norbergenin are chemical compounds that can be isolated from rhizomes of B. stracheyi.[2]

cultivars[edit]

  • Bergenia stracheyi 'Alba'
  • Bergenia stracheyi 'Afghanica'

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bergenia stracheyi on www.efloras.org
  2. ^ Immunomodulatory effect of bergenin and norbergenin against adjuvant-induced arthritis—A flow cytometric study Nighat Nazira, Surrinder Koulb, Mushtaq A. Qurishia, Sachin C. Tanejab, Sheikh F. Ahmadc, Sarang Banic and Ghulam N. Qazi, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, Issue 2, 13 June 2007, pp. 401-405, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2007.02.023

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