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Useful Temperate Plants

Eryngium amorginum

Rech.f.

Apiaceae


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General Information

Eryngium amorginum is a herbaceous perennial.
In trials, the plant has shown significant activity against the parasites causing leishmaniasis[
1159
Title
Evaluation of the antimalarial and antileishmanial activity of plants from the Greek island of Crete
Publication
Journal of Natural Medicines (2007) 61:38-45
Author
Fokialakis N.; Kalpoutzakis E.; Tekwani B.L. et al
Publisher
 
Year
2007
ISBN
 
Description
A survey of 65 species of plants for their anti parasitic activity,
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Mediterranean - Crete

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

An extract from the aerial parts of the plant showed significant activity against Leishmania donovani, one of the organisms that cause the parasitic disease leishmaniasis. Related species contain coumarins, flavonoids and saponins, compounds previously shown to have activity against Leishmania[
1159
Title
Evaluation of the antimalarial and antileishmanial activity of plants from the Greek island of Crete
Publication
Journal of Natural Medicines (2007) 61:38-45
Author
Fokialakis N.; Kalpoutzakis E.; Tekwani B.L. et al
Publisher
 
Year
2007
ISBN
 
Description
A survey of 65 species of plants for their anti parasitic activity,
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in early autumn on the surface of a well-drained compost in a cold frame[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
]. The seed can also be sown in spring. It usually germinates in 5 - 90 days at 20°c. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Division in early spring or autumn. Take care since the plant resents root disturbance[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
].
Root cuttings in autumn or winter[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
].
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2018-11-15. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Eryngium+amorginum>

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