Entada


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Entada

 

a genus of lianas of the family Mimosaceae. The plants reach the top of trees in tropical forests. The vines are woody and sometimes thick; their base measures as much as 50 cm across. The leaves are twice-pinnate, with terminal tendrils clinging to the support. The white or yellow pentamerous flowers are in spicate inflorescences. The fruit, a pod commonly called a snuffbox bean, sometimes reaches 1.5 m in length and 12 cm in diameter. There are about 30 species, occurring in the tropics of both hemispheres. The seeds are spread by sea currents as far as the coasts of Europe and Iceland.

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Bioassay-guided isolation of diastereoisomer of kolavenol from Entada abyssinica active on Trypanosome brucei rhodesience.
Evaluation of growth performance, serum biochemistry and haematological parameters on broiler birds fed with raw and processed samples of Entada scandens, Canavalia gladiata and Canavalia ensiformis seed meal as an alternative protein source.
To cite a few reports on antihyperglycemic activity, the total saponins from the plant Entada phaseoloides (L.
Goose grass, Bermuda grass, wiregrass, fowl foot 66252 Entada africana Guill et Perr Entada 68854 Erythrina senegalensis DC Senegal coral tree, Parrot tree, coral tree 2314388 Fadogia erythrophloea Not found Hutch & Dalziel 39365 Ficus congensis Engl Swamp or hippo fig 2308048 Heliotropium indicum L.
Polysaccharides from the roots of Entada africana Guill.
Some water dispersed species are included in the genera Combretum, Dalbergia, Mucuna, and Entada.
For instance, the climbing vine, Entada phasealoides, grows in the sacred grove of the "Seven Sisters" in Tunbad.
7) These include the seeds of various species of mangrove, Avicennia, the seeds of Entada phaseoloides, the nuts of various species of Cycas and the tubers of some of the Dioscorea (Golson 1971:199-208).
Czapek (1909) observed that, in Entada polystachya (Mimosaceae), the tendrils develop from leaf petioles, and older tendrils, which did not find a support, subsequently develop into normal leaves.
Igicumucumu MALVACEAE Hibiscus fuscus Garcke Umutozo MELASTOMATACEAE Dissotis throthae Gilg Icyeba MIMOSACEAE Entada abyssinica Umusange Steud ex A.