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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Anatomical studies of the medicinally important plant Bauhinia pupurea Linn

Author(s):

Meenakshi Sudhir Vaidya and Kavita Dalvi

Abstract:
The plant Bauhinia purpurea Linn. is popular in India, bark was reported as antimycobacterial, antimalarial, antifungal, cytotoxic and anti-inflammatory activities. The leaves were reported to possess antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties, while the stem was found to have anti-diabetic and adrenergic properties, Bauhinia statins, isolated from leaves and bark was reported to inhibit human cancer cell. Standardization is essential measure for quality, purity and sample identification. Macro morphology along with the microscopy is one of the simplest and cheapest methods to start with for establishing the correct identity of the source materials. In the present study the leaf architecture, types of stomata and anatomy of the leaf of Bauhinia pururea was undertaken. Actinodromous perfect basal type of venation and paracytic type of stoamta along with uniseriate trichomes were found.

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How to cite this article:
Meenakshi Sudhir Vaidya and Kavita Dalvi. Anatomical studies of the medicinally important plant Bauhinia pupurea Linn. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2):2103-2106. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i2ai.11163

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