Calycophyllum spruceanum (Benth.), the Amazonian “Tree of Youth” Prolongs Longevity and Enhances Stress Resistance in Caenorhabditis. Calycophyllum spruceanum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network ( GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research. Preferred Scientific Name; Calycophyllum spruceanum. Taxonomic Tree; Domain : Eukaryota; Kingdom: Plantae; Phylum: Spermatophyta.

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Yale University Press, Opera Botanica Belgica, It is applied directly to the affected area several times daily and allowed to dry before covering.

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Herbal Properties and Actions. Popularly known as mulateiro, the species is often prescribed in ethnomedicine for healing and vitality, and is also used to control skin patches. Silvae Geneticav.

With the tree shedding its bark annually, this resource would be highly sustainable. Flora Brasiliensis 6 6: On the botany, spryceanum, and chemistry of Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth. Retrieved from ” https: Canadian Journal of Forest Researchv. Wood and Fiber Sciencev.


If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. Retrieved from ” https: It fruits between July and November, seeds are dispersed by the wind and water.

Calycophyllum spruceanum

Journal of Food Protectionn. It is called mulateiro or pau-mulato in Brazil and it goes by name of capirona in Peru. The Indians also use a tea made from the bark on their bodies after bathing and then sun dry themselves. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Indole monoterpene alkaloids from Chimarrhis turbinata DC Prodr: As mudas requerem entre 6 e 8 meses para ser disponibilizadas para o plantio em local definitivo Maranho, Molecular Ecologyv.

Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosiav. As a botanical peculiarity, it has a thin green epidermis that evolves into a dark brown periderm, which is renewed annually. Views Read Edit View history.

World Checklist of Rubiaceae. The older the tree, the more of its bark will be unpeeled, creeping up its trunk. A partial listing of the third-party published research on muira pauma is shown below: The following other wikis use this file: Mulateiro is a fascinating multi-purpose canopy tree in the Amazon.


Calycophyllum spruceanum in the Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador. Enraizamiento de brotes de capirona Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth.

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Genetic variation in wood mechanical properties of Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. It grows white or green flowers between March and April.

Even with proven photoprotective properties, research on C. Mulateiro bark contains a great deal of tannin chemicals which give spruecanum an astringent or drying effect.

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