Farmacobotanica, fitoquimica e farmacologia do Guaco: revisao considerando Mikania
glomerata Sprengel e Mikania
laevigata Schulyz Bip.
valerianifolia, Fleischmannia sideritides, Hebeclinium macrophyllum, Heterocondylus vitalbae*, Jaegeria hirta, Koanophyllon hylonomum*, Lasianthaea fruticosa (T)*, Liabum bourgeaui, Melampodium costaricense, Melanthera nivea*, Mikania
The gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) of Mikania
glomerata (Asteraceae) in southeastern Brazil.
Secondary pollen presentation and style morphology in the invasive weed Mikania
micrantha in South China.
Fresh leaves of 3 kg of Mikania
micrantha were air dried at room temperature, powdered by grinder and soaked in 95% alcohol, allowed to stand for 6 hours in an air tight container.
Production and commercialization of guaco (Mikania
laevigata Schultz Bip.
Wild caterpillars were found feeding on climbing hempweed Mikania
micrantha Kunth (Asterales: Asteraceae) and laboratory cohorts were successfully raised with it.
Likewise, Swamy and Ramakrishnan (1988) found that the reproductive effort of Mikania
micrantha was greater in 3 year old field compared to that of 12 years fallow field.
More than 90% frequency was estimated for the 9 taxa Alternanthera sessilis, Achyranthes aspera, Bauhinia variegata, Cassia alata, Cynodon dactylon, Lemna acquinoctialis Mikania
indica, Mimosa pudica, and Trema orientalis, while Parthenium hysterophorus, Mallotus philippensis, Enhydra fluctuans, Echinochloa crusgalli, Commelina bengalensis, Bauhinia variegata, Crotalaria pallida, and the fern Ampelopteris prolifera either touched 90% or was very close to it.
de Assis et al., "Anti-inflammatory activity and possible mechanism of extract from Mikania
laevigata in carrageenan-induced peritonitis," Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, vol.
Finally, noxious weeds like Asystasia and Mikania
can dominate in these areas because of their high tolerance to low soil fertility and shade from the palm canopy .