Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 5, Issue 5 (2016)
Macro and Micro-morphological studies on roots of Plumbago indica L. and Plumbago zeylanica L
K Babu and Anoop Austin
Citraka is an important and most popular medicinal plant extensively used in various indigenous systems of medicines. The root is used in various formulations in Ayurveda and found two verities in the commercial market namely white flowered (Plumbago zeylanica
) and red flowered (Plumbago indica
). The present study was carried out to identify these species using macro and microscopical characters of the root to provide useful diagnostic tool.
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K Babu and Anoop Austin. Macro and Micro-morphological studies on roots of Plumbago indica L. and Plumbago zeylanica L. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(5):351-353.