In this study, the phytochemical profile of extracts from the flowers of Bromelia laciniosa was characterized. The total phenolic and flavonoids contents were. Bromelia laciniosa (left); Neoglaziovia variegata (middle); and Encholirium spectabile (right) grown in Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil. Photos. Molecules. Sep 6;22(9). pii: E doi: /molecules Non- Polar Natural Products from Bromelia laciniosa, Neoglaziovia variegata and.

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Macambira, Bromelia laciniosa, stone, 2017, Caatinga, Boa Vista, Paraíba, Brazil

Comparison of TIC for B. A type of bread can be made from masses extracted brromelia the base of the leaves [ 3 ]. Altogether, six very long-chain n -alkanes were identified Figure 3. Several drought-tolerant plants already utilized for such purposes belong to the Bromeliaceae and display features that make them especially capable of retaining water; the leaves are shaped adaxially concave to channel rainwater down to the overlapping, rosulate base for storage in a central cavity. Plant Material Leaves of B.

Dried and pulverized leaves of B. Results and Discussion As part of our ongoing work on the characterization of natural products from food and medicinal plants aimed at bromelka the molecular basis of their applications, the constituents of non-polar extracts of B. Triterpenoids and Derivatives Therefrom Altogether, seven triterpenoids were identified from the investigated Bromeliaceae species Figure 4.

Samples were dissolved in hexane and splitless mode was used for injection. Retrieved from ” https: The presence of significant amounts of vitamin E in leaves of B. All three species belongs to Tillandsia, a genus of the Bromeliaceae family. Bromelia laciniosaNeoglaziovia variegata and Encholirium spectabile are excellent candidates in that respect because they are established drought resistant edible plants from the semi-arid Caatinga region.


Triterpenoids from Tillandsia fasciculata. This is the first thorough report on natural products from N.

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Four fatty acids, palmitic acid, oleic acid, stearic acid and 9,12 -octadecadienoic acid, were identified from all brojelia investigated species Figure 3. Table 1 Compounds identified from hexane extracts of leaves of B. Flowers, fruit and leaves from B. Antioxidant activity and acute toxicity of Neoglaziovia variegata Bromeliaceae Afr.

The volumes were reduced to mL B.

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To further support these identifications, a standard solution containing alkanes with chain lengths varying from C 9 —C 40 was co-chromatographed with the laviniosa. Isolation and structures of thirteen new steroidal sapogenins. Phylogeny, adaptive radiation, and historical biogeography in Bromeliaceae: For the first time, the non-polar constituents of B.

Flour made lacinioa the dried leaves is used to prepare a somewhat bitter tasting couscous. CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt Articles with ‘species’ microformats. At the beginning of the rainy season, N.

A significant negative of working with Bromelia laciniosa is that the extraction of its leaves is very laborious; the plant’s blades need to be trimmed and packed into bundles to make the pulverizing of its stalks more productive. Views Read Edit View history. Phytochemical screening, antioxidant and antibacterial activity of Encholirium spectabile Bromeliaceae Int. Antiulcer activity of ethanolic extract of Encholirium spectabile mart. Bromelia laciniosa is extremely acclimated to barren climates, so the security that this plant offers is something that should be considered.


Altogether, seven triterpenoids were identified from the investigated Bromeliaceae species Figure 4. Where do we stand, where do we go?

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The Bromeliaceae is a large family of flowering plants within the Monocots, which contains 58 genera and approximately species. Structures of non-polar compounds identified from the leaves of B.

Except for one western African species, all Bromeliaceae are endemic to the American tropics. A total of 13 natural products including six triterpenoids were identified from N.

Published online Sep 6. Nutritional significance and metabolism of very long chain fatty alcohols and acids from dietary waxes. The abundant starch, protein, fiber, and, especially, calcium content of Bromelia laciniosa makes it an attractive famine bromeliia. Hydroperoxycycloartanes from Tillandsia recurvata. Differentiation of refined and virgin edible oils by means of the trans – and cis -phytol isomer distribution.

Evaluation of nonpolar metabolites in plant extracts by 13 C NMR spectroscopy. This allows for applications of a broad selection of 2D NMR spectroscopic experiments, which are now accessible within an acceptable time scale of approximately 15—30 min per experiment. Compounds lacinioas each class are treated in separate paragraphs below.

Soaking the seeds of Bromelia laciniosa in acetone for 60 minutes is an effective treatment that increases vigor and germination.