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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 1, Issue 6 (2013)
Morphoanatomy Studies of the Seed of Lagonychium farctum (Banks and Sol.) Bobr. Growing in Egypt
Author(s): Ashraf N. E. Hamed*, Mahmoud H. Mohamed, Samia M. El-Sayyad and Mohamed S. Kamel
Abstract: Lagonychium farctum (Banks & Sol.) Bobr.is a wild plant growing in the deserts of Upper Egypt as a prickly perennial shrub with monopodial branches. It belongs to family Leguminosae. The plant is usually branching from the base and attains up to 2.5 m in height. It is used in traditional system of medicine as an astringent as well as anti-dysenteric. The present study investigates various standardized parameters such as macroscopic and microscopic characters which could be helpful in authentication of the seed of Lagonychium farctum. (Banks & Sol.) Bobr.
How to cite this article:
Ashraf N. E. Hamed*, Mahmoud H. Mohamed, Samia M. El-Sayyad, Mohamed S. Kamel. Morphoanatomy Studies of the Seed of Lagonychium farctum (Banks and Sol.) Bobr. Growing in Egypt. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2013;1(6):37-41.