PDF | The preliminary phytochemical analysis of Ephedra alata indicated the presence of cardiac glycosides, reducing sugars, flavonoids. Descriptions and articles about the Ephedra, scientifically known as Ephedra alata in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distribution; Ecology; Hab. Two new flavonol glucosides have been identified in Ephedra alata, namely, herbacetin 8-methyl ether 3-O- glucosideO-rutinoside and herbacetin.

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The seeds present in the ovulate cones are oval and acuminate in shape. The second technique however utilized sonication of the same weight of the herb stems using the same solvent volume for three hours.

Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry. All the samples were filtered with a 0.

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The present study was designed to investigate the seedborne fungal flora of E. It can explain in terms of the decrement alteration.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats. It was noted as it is accom- panied with sand dunes formation in Saudi Arabia espe- cially the mobile ones and therefore it is a very effective sand-binder and resistant to desertification [3].

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Ephedra alata () description – The Gymnosperm Database

Effect of various storage containers on shoot height cm of germinating seeds of E. Epehdra activity and general fruit characteristics in different ecotypes of Corbarini small tomatoes.


After standing for 60 min at room temperature, absorbance was measured at nm. Ephedra alata Decne, a gymnosperm belong to family.

Ephedra alata plant was collected from the southern part of the West Bank, Palestine in February In this regard, the. Antioxidant Activity AA Evaluation of AA is becoming increasingly relevant in the field of nutrition as it provides useful information with regard to health promoting and functional quality of raw materials whether they are fruits, vegetables, or medicinal plants Scalfi et al.

Please review our privacy policy. These portions may also be used for tannins, used in the process of dying or tanning materials. The female, or ovulate cones are found at the nodes of the stems. The prevalent genera were.

The sequential incubation of seed sam- ples yielded twenty fungal sp ecies epehdra to thirteen genera, which are new to mycoflora of E. Alaha stem of this plant contain aalta ephedrine which is a medicine used for the treatment of asthma and other respiratory ailments. These medicines are used to treat circulatory disorders, kidney disorders, digestive system disorders and eye disorders. Al-Qarawi and Moodi S.

Ephedra alata Decne. — The Plant List

In vitro culture, micropropagation and the production of ephedrine and other alkaloids. Aspergillus was followed by Fusa. The bleaching of DPPH solution increases linearly with increasing amount of extract in a given volume.


AJPS Table 6 a. Nevertheless, similar mycological studies for many other seeds showed that Aspergillus and Fusarium were the most common genera as seedborne fungi [2; 16].

Direct measure of total antioxidant activity of biological fluids and modified version for simultaneous measurement of total antioxidant power and ascorbic acid concentration.

On the basis of these findings, it is concluded that Ephedra alata constitutes a natural source of potent antioxidants that may prevent many diseases and could be potentially used in food, alzta, and pharmaceutical products.

The successfulness of the storage con. The mobile phase is a mixture of 0.

Prolonged storage periods were accompanied with decrease in vigor index ranged between slight and significant reduction depending upon the nature of ephedrx containers. Statistical Analysis Three samples of Ephedra plant were independently analyzed and all of the determinations were carried out in triplicate.

Therefore, a study of the Palestinian Ephedra Alata constitutes a valuable addition to the available literature. Seed samples g each were stored in four storage.

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