Summary: A plant family of the order Lamiales. The family is characterized by oppositely paired, usually compound leaves and bell- or funnel-shaped, bisexual flowers having a five-lobed calyx and corolla.

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  1. Machida K, Hishinuma E, Kikuchi M. Studies on the constituents of Catalpa species. IX. Iridoids from the fallen leaves of Catalpa ovata G. Don. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2004;52:618-21 pubmed
    ..Their structures were established by spectral analysis. In addition, the scavenging effects of the principal compounds isolated from this plant on 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl radical-scavenging activity were examined. ..
  2. Haque M, Rahman K, Iskander M, Hasan C, Rashid M. Stereochenols A and B, two quinones from Stereospermum chelonoides. Phytochemistry. 2006;67:2663-5 pubmed
    ..The structures of these compounds were established by extensive spectroscopic analyses and by comparison of their spectral data with those of related compounds...
  3. Jones F, Chen J, Weng G, Hubbell S. A genetic evaluation of seed dispersal in the neotropical tree Jacaranda copaia (Bignoniaceae). Am Nat. 2005;166:543-55 pubmed
    ..seed dispersal patterns accurately in a natural population of the Neotropical tree species Jacaranda copaia (Bignoniaceae)...
  4. Joppa K, Vovor A, Eklu Gadegbeku K, Agbonon A, Aklikokou K, Gbeassor M. [Effect of Morinda lucida Benth. (Rubiaceae) and Newbouldia leavis P. Beauv. (Bignoniaceae) on sickling of red blood cells]. Med Trop (Mars). 2008;68:251-6 pubmed
    ..92 for Newuboulida and 0.89 for Morinda. These findings show that these two plants have clear-cut in vitro anti-sickling activity and support their use in traditional medicine...
  5. Chandrashekhar V, Muchandi A, Sudi S, Ganapty S. Hepatoprotective activity of Stereospermum suaveolens against CCl4-induced liver damage in albino rats. Pharm Biol. 2010;48:524-8 pubmed publisher
    The present study aims to evaluate the hepatoprotective activity of Stereospermum suaveolens DC (Bignoniaceae). Hepatoprotective activity is studied by carbon tetrachloride (CCl(4))-induced liver damage in albino rats...
  6. Zofou D, Tene M, Tane P, Titanji V. Antimalarial drug interactions of compounds isolated from Kigelia africana (Bignoniaceae) and their synergism with artemether, against the multidrug-resistant W2mef Plasmodium falciparum strain. Parasitol Res. 2012;110:539-44 pubmed publisher
    ..K. africana compounds are therefore likely to serve as leads in the development of new partner drugs in artemether-based combination therapy...
  7. An S, Pae H, Oh G, Choi B, Jeong S, Jang S, et al. Inhibition of TNF-alpha, IL-1beta, and IL-6 productions and NF-kappa B activation in lipopolysaccharide-activated RAW 264.7 macrophages by catalposide, an iridoid glycoside isolated from Catalpa ovata G. Don (Bignoniaceae). Int Immunopharmacol. 2002;2:1173-81 pubmed
    Catalposide, the major iridoid glycoside isolated from the stem bark of Catalpa ovata G. Don (Bignoniaceae), was found to inhibit the productions of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta), and interleukin-6 (..
  8. Good T, Zjhra M, Kremen C. Addressing data deficiency in classifying extinction risk: a case study of a radiation of Bignoniaceae from Madagascar. Conserv Biol. 2006;20:1099-110 pubmed
    ..We assigned preliminary IUCN categories of threat to the species of a comparatively well-known tribe, Coleeae (Bignoniaceae), which comprises an endemic, species-rich radiation in Madagascar Because the IUCN Red List Categories and ..
  9. Guenka L, Gomes R, Melo V, Kitanishi C, Pereira P, Franca S, et al. Anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive effects of Zeyheria montana (Bignoniaceae) ethanol extract. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2008;103:768-72 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrated that the ethanol extract from Z. montana leaf possesses anti-nociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities, which could be of relevance for the pharmacological control of pain and inflammatory processes...

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  1. Milet Pinheiro P, Schlindwein C. Pollination in Jacaranda rugosa (Bignoniaceae): euglossine pollinators, nectar robbers and low fruit set. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2009;11:131-41 pubmed publisher
    ..This explains the outstandingly low fruit set (1.5%) of J. rugosa in the National Park of Catimbau...
  2. Higgins C, Bell T, Delbederi Z, Feutren Burton S, McClean B, O Dowd C, et al. Growth inhibitory activity of extracted material and isolated compounds from the fruits of Kigelia pinnata. Planta Med. 2010;76:1840-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The most potent series of these compounds, the furonaphthoquinones, also demonstrated a cytotoxic effect in two human breast cancer cell lines tested...
  3. Bittencourt N, Gibbs P, Semir J. Histological study of post-pollination events in Spathodea campanulata beauv. (Bignoniaceae), a species with late-acting self-incompatibility. Ann Bot. 2003;91:827-34 pubmed
  4. Zofou D, Kengne A, Tene M, Ngemenya M, Tane P, Titanji V. In vitro antiplasmodial activity and cytotoxicity of crude extracts and compounds from the stem bark of Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth (Bignoniaceae). Parasitol Res. 2011;108:1383-90 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings justify the use of K. africana stem bark as antimalaria by traditional healers of Western Cameroon, and could constitute a good basis for further studies towards development of new leads or natural drugs for malaria...
  5. Muñoz Mingarro D, Acero N, Llinares F, Pozuelo J, Galán de Mera A, Vicenten J, et al. Biological activity of extracts from Catalpa bignonioides Walt. (Bignoniaceae). J Ethnopharmacol. 2003;87:163-7 pubmed
    Catalpa bignonioides Walt. (Bignoniaceae) is a species that belongs to a tropical family but has been introduced in many countries as ornamental...
  6. Gouda Y, Abdel baky A, Darwish F, Mohamed K, Kasai R, Yamasaki K. Iridoids from Kigelia pinnata DC. fruits. Phytochemistry. 2003;63:887-92 pubmed
    ..The structures of the isolated compounds were characterized by different spectroscopic methods...
  7. Pae H, Oh G, Choi B, Shin S, Chai K, Oh H, et al. Inhibitory effects of the stem bark of Catalpa ovata G. Don. (Bignoniaceae) on the productions of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and nitric oxide by the lipopolisaccharide-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003;88:287-91 pubmed
    In order to validate the use of the stem bark of Catalpa ovata G. Don. (Bignoniaceae) as an anti-inflammatory drug in the traditional Korean medicine, we have investigated the effects of the methanol extract of this folk medicine on the ..
  8. Machado S, Gregório E, Guimarães E. Ovary peltate trichomes of Zeyheria montana (Bignoniaceae): developmental ultrastructure and secretion in relation to function. Ann Bot. 2006;97:357-69 pubmed
    Nectar production in the Bignoniaceae species lacking a nectariferous functional disc is ascribed to trichomatic glands around the ovary base and/or on the inner corolla wall...
  9. Kaushik R, Saini P. Larvicidal activity of leaf extract of Millingtonia hortensis (Family: Bignoniaceae) against Anopheles stephensi, Culex quinquefasciatus and Aedes aegypti. J Vector Borne Dis. 2008;45:66-9 pubmed
  10. Bastos M, Lima M, Conserva L, Andrade V, Rocha E, Lemos R. Studies on the antimicrobial activity and brine shrimp toxicity of Zeyheria tuberculosa (Vell.) Bur. (Bignoniaceae) extracts and their main constituents. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2009;8:16 pubmed publisher
    ..Bur., a species used in Brazilian folk medicine for treatment of cancer and skin diseases...
  11. Lopes A, Vogel S, Machado I. Secretory trichomes, a substitutive floral nectar source in Lundia A. DC. (Bignoniaceae), a genus lacking a functional disc. Ann Bot. 2002;90:169-74 pubmed
    ..DC. (Bignoniaceae)...
  12. Qu R, Li X, Luo Y, Dong M, Xu H, Chen X, et al. Wind-dragged corolla enhances self-pollination: a new mechanism of delayed self-pollination. Ann Bot. 2007;100:1155-64 pubmed
    ..This study aims to explore a new mechanism of delayed self-pollination facilitated by wind-driven corolla abscission in Incarvillea sinensis var. sinensis...
  13. Han Y, Dai C, Yang C, Wang Q, Motley T. Anther appendages of Incarvillea trigger a pollen-dispensing mechanism. Ann Bot. 2008;102:473-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Anther appendages play diverse roles in anther dehiscence and pollen dispersal. This study aims to explore the pollen-dispensing mechanism triggered by special anther appendages in Incarvillea arguta...
  14. Veloso C, Bitencourt A, Cabral L, Franqui L, Dias D, Dos Santos M, et al. Pyrostegia venusta attenuate the sickness behavior induced by lipopolysaccharide in mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;132:355-8 pubmed publisher
    Pyrostegia venusta (Ker.) Miers (Bignoniaceae) is native to the Brazilian Cerrado and popularly known as "cipó-de-são-joão...
  15. Melo F, Matta S, Paula T, Gomes M, Oliveira L. The effects of Tynnanthus fasciculatus (Bignoniaceae) infusion on testicular parenchyma of adult Wistar rats. Biol Res. 2010;43:445-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The 200mg dose promoted a significant increase of the testicular parenchyma weight and of the volume and total length of the seminiferous tubules, as well as in total daily sperm production and sperm production per gram of testis...
  16. Tantangmo F, Lenta B, Boyom F, Ngouela S, Kaiser M, Tsamo E, et al. Antiprotozoal activities of some constituents of Markhamia tomentosa (Bignoniaceae). Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2010;104:391-8 pubmed publisher
    Phytochemical investigation of an ethyl-acetate extract of the stem bark of Markhamia tomentosa (Bignoniaceae), which had good antimalarial activity in vitro, resulted in the isolation of eight known compounds: 2-acetylnaphtho[2,3-b]furan-..
  17. Balasubramanian T, Lal M, Sarkar M, Chatterjee T. Antihyperglycemic and antioxidant activities of medicinal plant Stereospermum suaveolens in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. J Diet Suppl. 2009;6:227-51 pubmed publisher
    ..This finding shows that the ethanol extract of Stereospermum suaveolens exhibits potent antihyperglycemic and antioxidant properties...
  18. Sob S, Wabo H, Tang C, Tane P, Ngadjui B, Ye Y. Phenol esters and other constituents from the stem barks of Stereospermum acuminatissimum. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2011;13:1128-34 pubmed publisher
    ..The compounds were tested against Candida albicans ATCC 24433, C. albicans ATCC 90028, Candida glabrata ATCC 90030, Candida krusei ATCC 6258, and Candida parapsilosis ATCC 22019. Some of them were moderately active. ..
  19. Lampert E, Dyer L, Bowers M. Caterpillar chemical defense and parasitoid success: Cotesia congregata parasitism of Ceratomia catalpae. J Chem Ecol. 2010;36:992-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Future trials examining the importance of catalpol sequestration to potential natural enemies of C. congregata and C. catalpae are necessary to strengthen this conclusion...
  20. Giovannini P, Howes M, Edwards S. Medicinal plants used in the traditional management of diabetes and its sequelae in Central America: A review. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;184:58-71 pubmed publisher
    ..For the species used to manage diabetes, there is variation in the availability and quality of pharmacological, chemical and clinical studies to explain traditional use. ..
  21. Castañeda Sortibrán A, Tellez M, Ocotero V, Carballo Ontiveros M, García A, Valdés R, et al. Chronic toxicity, genotoxic assay, and phytochemical analysis of four traditional medicinal plants. J Med Food. 2011;14:1018-22 pubmed publisher
    ..melanogaster. Mitomycin C was used as a positive control. No statistically significant increase was observed between treated sample series and a concurrent negative (water) or solvent control sample series. ..
  22. Yan R, Cao Y, Chen C, Dai H, Yu S, Wei J, et al. Antioxidant flavonoids from the seed of Oroxylum indicum. Fitoterapia. 2011;82:841-8 pubmed publisher
    ..indicum using an HPLC analysis. ..
  23. Shalavadi M, Chandrashekhar V, Ramkishan A, Nidavani R, Biradar B. Neuroprotective activity of Stereospermum suaveolens against global cerebral ischemia rat model. Pharm Biol. 2013;51:955-60 pubmed publisher
    Stereospermum suaveolens DC. (Bignoniaceae) is a medicinal tree species native to India. Traditionally, the whole plant is used for various diseases including neuronal disorders...
  24. Wei X, Lin B, Xie G, Li J, Qin M. [Chemical constitunents of seeds of Oroxylum indicum]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2013;38:204-7 pubmed
    ..Compounds 11-13 and 15-18 were obtained from the genus Oroxylum for the first time, and except compound 18, the remaining 6 compounds were obtained from the family Bignoniaceae for the first time.
  25. Silva P, Stefenon V. Histological features, starch accumulation and sprouting in the early root development of Jacaranda ulei (Bignoniaceae). An Acad Bras Cienc. 2014;86:271-6 pubmed
  26. Brandão G, Kroon E, Dos Santos J, Stehmann J, Lombardi J, Braga de Oliveira A. Antiviral activity of Bignoniaceae species occurring in the State of Minas Gerais (Brazil): part 1. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2010;51:469-76 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the antiviral activity of Bignoniaceae species occurring in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil...
  27. Torres C, Zampini I, Nuñez M, Isla M, Castro M, Gonzalez A. In vitro antimicrobial activity of 20 selected climber species from the Bignoniaceae family. Nat Prod Res. 2013;27:2144-8 pubmed publisher
    Hydroalcoholic and aqueous extracts of some climber species from the Bignoniaceae family that grow in the north of Argentina were evaluated for in vitro antibacterial activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative strains...
  28. Campana P, Coleman C, Teixeira M, Ferreira D, Braga F. TNF-? inhibition elicited by mansoins A and B, heterotrimeric flavonoids isolated from Mansoa hirsuta. J Nat Prod. 2014;77:824-30 pubmed publisher
    ..0±1.4 and 48.1±1.8 ?M, respectively). These results indicate potential anti-inflammatory properties for this structural type of oligoflavonoids, especially for mansoin B (2). ..
  29. Guimarães E, Di Stasi L, Maimoni Rodella R. Pollination biology of Jacaranda oxyphylla with an emphasis on staminode function. Ann Bot. 2008;102:699-711 pubmed publisher
    b>Bignoniaceae is a Neotropical family with >100 genera, only two of which, Jacaranda and Digomphia, have a developed staminode...
  30. Bafor E, Sanni U, Nworgu Z. In vitro determination of the mechanism of the uterine stimulatory effect of Newbouldia laevis. Pharm Biol. 2010;48:808-15 pubmed publisher
    The uterine stimulatory effect of the ethanol leaf extract of Newbouldia laevis (Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau (Bignoniaceae) was evaluated in the presence of some antagonists in vitro in an attempt to elucidate the mechanism of action of the ..
  31. Aro A, Freitas K, Foglio M, Carvalho J, Dolder H, Gomes L, et al. Effect of the Arrabidaea chica extract on collagen fiber organization during healing of partially transected tendon. Life Sci. 2013;92:799-807 pubmed publisher
    ..Intense metachromasy was observed in both transected groups on the 21st day. In conclusion, the use of A. chica extract improves collagen organization and increases the quantity of dermatan sulfate on the 14th day of the tendon healing. ..
  32. Huang Z, Zhang W, Lin S, Liu C, Huang D, Song T, et al. [Chemical constituents from roots of Incarvillea mairei]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2009;34:1672-5 pubmed
    ..Compounds 1-7 were isolated from I. mairei, and among them 1 and 2 were new compounds, 4, 5 were isolated from the genus Incarvillea for the first time. ..
  33. Ramsay K, Wafo P, Ali Z, Khan A, Oluyemisi O, Marasini B, et al. Chemical constituents of Stereospermum acuminatissimum and their urease and ?-chymotrypsin inhibitions. Fitoterapia. 2012;83:204-8 pubmed publisher
    ..2 ± 0.03 ?M. Compounds 13 and 18-20 are reported for the first time from the genus Stereospermum. The chemotaxonomic significance of the isolated compounds was also described. ..
  34. Saini N, Singhal M. Evaluation of anti-nociceptive activity of methanolic extract of Tecomaria capensis Thunb. (Bignoniaceae) leaves in rats. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2012;5:781-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of this study show that methanol extract of T. capensis possesses anti-nociceptive activity which may be mediated by the central and peripheral mechanisms. ..
  35. Previatto D, Mizobe R, Posso S. Birds as potential pollinators of the Spathodea nilotica (Bignoniaceae) in the urban environment. Braz J Biol. 2013;73:737-41 pubmed
    ..Moreover, other birds contribute partially to the S. nilotica pollination. Most probably it is a result of recent Neotropical bird interactions with this African plant. ..
  36. Jain M, Kapadia R, Jadeja R, Thounaojam M, Devkar R, Mishra S. Hepatoprotective potential of Tecomella undulata stem bark is partially due to the presence of betulinic acid. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;143:194-200 pubmed publisher
    Tecomella undulata (TU;` Family Bignoniaceae) is used in Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine for treating various diseases including hepatic ailments. It is also incorporated in various marketed hepatoprotective polyherbal formulations...
  37. Guimarães E, Nogueira A, Machado S. Floral nectar production and nectary structure of a bee-pollinated shrub from Neotropical savanna. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2016;18:26-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Nectar secretion was continuous during the A. album flower life span, which was related to the functional features of its floral nectary, especially the presence of starch stored in the parenchyma. ..
  38. Almeida Soares S, Polatto L, Dutra J, Torezan Silingardi H. Pollination of Adenocalymma bracteatum (Bignoniaceae): floral biology and visitors. Neotrop Entomol. 2010;39:941-8 pubmed
    ..Adenocalymma bracteatum presents melittophilous syndrome and bumblebees were the main pollinators in the area. The correlations observed between the climatic variables and the main pollinator species were low or medium. ..
  39. Arevalo C, Ruiz I, Piccinelli A, Campone L, Rastrelli L. Phenolic derivatives from the leaves of Martinella obovata (Bignoniaceae). Nat Prod Commun. 2011;6:957-60 pubmed
    ..Verbascoside, isoverbascoside, leucoceptoside A, vitexin, isovitexin, luteolin 8-C-beta-D-glucopiranoside and spireoside were also found. All structures were elucidated on the basis of mass spectrometry and 2D NMR techniques. ..
  40. Uribe Beltrán M, Ahumada Santos Y, Diaz Camacho S, Eslava Campos C, Reyes Valenzuela J, Báez Flores M, et al. High prevalence of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli isolates from children with and without diarrhoea and their susceptibility to the antibacterial activity of extracts/fractions of fruits native to Mexico. J Med Microbiol. 2017;66:972-980 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, our results showed that the studied fruit extracts/fractions are potential alternative or complementary treatments for MDR E. coli strains. ..
  41. Mitaine Offer A, Sauvain M, Deharo E, Muñoz V, Zèches Hanrot M. A new diterpene from Tanaecium jaroba. Planta Med. 2002;68:568-9 pubmed
    ..known compounds as triterpenes, sterols and fatty acid, were isolated from the stem bark of Tanaecium jaroba (Bignoniaceae), a Bolivian plant used in traditional medicine...
  42. Ibrahim M, Sowemimo A, Sofidiya M, Badmos K, Fageyinbo M, Abdulkareem F, et al. Sub-acute and chronic toxicity profiles of Markhamia tomentosa ethanolic leaf extract in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;193:68-75 pubmed publisher
    Markhamia tomentosa (Benth.) K. Schum Ex Engl. (Bignoniaceae) is used in traditional African medicine for the treatment of diarrhoea, oedema, pain and malaria...
  43. Brahman K, Kazi T, Baig J, Afridi H, Arain S, Saraj S, et al. Biosorptive removal of inorganic arsenic species and fluoride from aqueous medium by the stem of Tecomella undulate. Chemosphere. 2016;150:320-328 pubmed publisher
    ..The proposed biosorbent was effectively regenerated and efficiently used for several experiments, to remove the As(III), As(V) and F(-) from real water sample collected from endemic area of Pakistan. ..
  44. Sun W, Zhang B, Yu X, Zhuang C, Li X, Sun J, et al. Oroxin A from Oroxylum indicum prevents the progression from prediabetes to diabetes in streptozotocin and high-fat diet induced mice. Phytomedicine. 2018;38:24-34 pubmed publisher
    Oroxylum indicum (L.) Kurz (Bignoniaceae) has been widely used for the treatment of respiratory infections and gastrointestinal disorders. Our previous study showed that an ethanol-water O...
  45. Cook R, Henricot B, Henrici A, Beales P. Morphological and phylogenetic comparisons amongst powdery mildews on Catalpa in the UK. Mycol Res. 2006;110:672-85 pubmed
    ..A further species, Oidium hiratae (i.e. Podosphaera sp.), though described from a 1978 UK collection on C. bignonioides, was not detected in the field. ..
  46. Daolio C, Beltrame F, Ferreira A, Cass Q, Cortez D, Ferreira M. Classification of commercial Catuaba samples by NMR, HPLC and chemometrics. Phytochem Anal. 2008;19:218-28 pubmed
    ..The species recommended by the Brazilian Pharmacopeia is Anemopaegma arvense (Bignoniaceae), but many other plants, regionally known as Catuaba, are commercialised...
  47. Park B, Hong S, Lee C, Lee M, Kang S, Shin Y, et al. Naphthoquinones from Catalpa ovata and their inhibitory effects on the production of nitric oxide. Arch Pharm Res. 2010;33:381-5 pubmed publisher
    ..7 cells were evaluated. Among them, catapalactone (3), 9-hydroxy-alpha-lapachone (5) and 4,9-dihydroxy-alpha-lapachone (6) exhibited potent inhibitory effects, with IC(50) values of 9.80, 4.64 and 2.73 microM, respectively. ..
  48. Kumar G, Tiwari A, Rao V, Prasad K, Ali A, Babu K. Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel benzyl-substituted flavones as free radical (DPPH) scavengers and ?-glucosidase inhibitors. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2010;12:978-84 pubmed publisher
    ..While the 2- and 4-hydroxyl group substitutions on the phenyl ring seem to be crucial for the intestinal ?-glucosidase inhibitory activity. ..
  49. Gasmi J, Thomas Sanderson J. Jacaric acid and its octadecatrienoic acid geoisomers induce apoptosis selectively in cancerous human prostate cells: a mechanistic and 3-D structure-activity study. Phytomedicine. 2013;20:734-42 pubmed publisher
  50. Malerich J, Maimone T, Elliott G, Trauner D. Biomimetic synthesis of antimalarial naphthoquinones. J Am Chem Soc. 2005;127:6276-83 pubmed
    The total synthesis of naphthoquinone natural products isolated from the Bignoniaceae plant family is described...
  51. Wang X, Hay A, Matheeussen A, Gupta M, Hostettmann K. Structure elucidation and NMR assignments of two new triterpenoids from the stems of Paragonia pyramidata (Bignoniaceae). Magn Reson Chem. 2011;49:184-9 pubmed publisher
    ..HREIMS, GC-MS and NMR experiments including HSQC, HMBC, COSY and NOESY were used for the determination of the structures and NMR spectral assignments. This is the first report about the chemical constituents for this plant. ..
  52. Rani M, Padmakumari K. In vitro studies to assess the antidiabetic, antiperoxidative, and radical scavenging potential of Stereospermum colais. Pharm Biol. 2012;50:1254-60 pubmed publisher
    Stereospermum colais (Buch.-Ham. ex Dillw.) Mabberley (Bignoniaceae), which has traditional medicinal properties, is distributed all over deciduous forests...
  53. Costantino L, Lins A, Barlocco D, Celotti F, el Abady S, Brunetti T, et al. Characterization and pharmacological actions of tecostanine, an alkaloid of Tecoma stans. Pharmazie. 2003;58:140-2 pubmed
    ..It did not appear to interact with opioid receptors (mu type) and showed only moderate affinity to the nicotinic receptor. ..
  54. Pace M, Lohmann L, Angyalossy V. The rise and evolution of the cambial variant in Bignonieae (Bignoniaceae). Evol Dev. 2009;11:465-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, a thorough anatomical analysis of all genera along the phylogeny of Bignonieae (Bignoniaceae) was carried out in order to detect when in their ontogeny and phylogeny there were shifts leading to different ..
  55. Sanogo R. Medicinal plants traditionally used in Mali for dysmenorrhea. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2011;8:90-6 pubmed publisher
  56. Pan W, Jiang S, Luo P, Gao P, Chen B, Bu H. Extracts from the roots of Incarvillea younghusbandii on antioxidant effects and life span prolonging in Drosophila melanogaster. Chin J Nat Med. 2012;10:48-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Life span prolonging effect was positively correlated with the total phenolic content or antioxidant activities. The extracts possess better life span prolonging effect in females than in males. ..
  57. Rodrigues A, de Paula J, Roblot F, Fournet A, Espindola L. Larvicidal activity of Cybistax antisyphilitica against Aedes aegypti larvae. Fitoterapia. 2005;76:755-7 pubmed
    ..4-naphthoquinone (lapachol). This compound was quite potent against A. aegypti larvae (LC50 26.3 microg/ml). ..
  58. Sheth S, Lohmann L, Consiglio T, Jiménez I. Effects of detectability on estimates of geographic range size in Bignonieae. Conserv Biol. 2008;22:200-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings should help improve understanding of the potential biases incurred with the use of herbarium data. ..
  59. Nchu F, Githiori J, McGaw L, Eloff J. Anthelmintic and cytotoxic activities of extracts of Markhamia obtusifolia Sprague (Bignoniaceae). Vet Parasitol. 2011;183:184-8 pubmed publisher
    The anthelmintic activity of Markhamia obtusifolia Sprague (Bignoniaceae) leaf extracts was evaluated against the ruminant gastrointestinal nematode parasite Trichostrongylus colubriformis (Nematoda: Strongylida) using the in vitro egg ..
  60. Ionita R, Postu P, Beppe G, Mihasan M, Petre B, Hancianu M, et al. Cognitive-enhancing and antioxidant activities of the aqueous extract from Markhamia tomentosa (Benth.) K. Schum. stem bark in a rat model of scopolamine. Behav Brain Funct. 2017;13:5 pubmed publisher
    ..Markhamia tomentosa (Benth.) K. Schum. (Bignoniaceae) is used as an antimalarial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant and anti-Alzheimer agent...
  61. Pereira A, Amui S, Bertoni B, Moraes R, Franca S. Micropropagation of Anemopaegma arvense: conservation of an endangered medicinal plant. Planta Med. 2003;69:571-3 pubmed
    ..For germplasm maintenance, cultures of A. arvense were stored on 4 % (w/v) sorbitol and maintained viable at low growth rate without subcultures for six months. ..
  62. Dvorska M, Zemlicka M, Muselik J, Karafiátová J, Suchy V. Antioxidant activity of Catalpa bignonioides. Fitoterapia. 2007;78:437-9 pubmed
  63. Mpharm T, Kumar C. Analgesic and antipyretic activities of ethanol extract of Stereospermum suaveolens. J Diet Suppl. 2010;7:104-16 pubmed publisher
    Ethanol extract from the stem bark of Stereospermum suaveolens (Roxb.) DC (Bignoniaceae), given orally at the doses of 200 and 400 mg/kg body weight, was assessed for analgesic and antipyretic properties on different experimental animal ..
  64. Alvala R, Alvala M, Sama V, Dharmarajan S, Ullas J, B M. Scientific evidence for traditional claim of anti-obesity activity of Tecomella undulata bark. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;148:441-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The bark of Tecomella undulata is traditionally claimed in the treatment of various disease ailments including obesity and cancer. Till now there are no studies about anti-obesity activity of Tecomella undulata bark...
  65. Mbosso Teinkela J, Assob Nguedia J, Meyer F, Vouffo Donfack E, Lenta Ndjakou B, Ngouela S, et al. In vitro antimicrobial and anti-proliferative activities of plant extracts from Spathodea campanulata, Ficus bubu, and Carica papaya. Pharm Biol. 2016;54:1086-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Moraceae) stem bark and leaves, of Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv. (Bignoniaceae) flowers, as well as those of Carica papaya Linn...
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