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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

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

Author(s):

K Babu and Anoop Austin

Abstract:
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.

Pages: 351-353  |  1149 Views  55 Downloads

How to cite this article:
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.