Creeper growing wild on a fence having tiny fruits resembling Ficus fruits. Is this Bush Grape or Cayratia trifolia? Looks similar to your picture on FOI. Kindly confirm.
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E-mail: ni. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Cayratia trifolia Linn. Domin Syn.
It is native to India, Asia and Australia. It is a perennial climber having trifoliated leaves with cm long petioles and ovate to oblong-ovate leaflets. Flowers are small greenish white and brown in color. Fruits are fleshy, juicy, dark purple or black, nearly spherical, about 1 cm in diameter. It is found throughout the hills in India. This perennial climber is also found in the hotter part of India from Jammu and Rajasthan to Assam extending into the peninusular India upto m height.
Leaves contain stilbenes piceid, reveratrol, viniferin, ampelopsin. Stem, leaves, roots are reported to possess hydrocyanic acid, delphinidin and several flavonoids such as cyanidin is reported in the leaves.
This plant also contains kaempferol, myricetin, quercetin, triterpenes and epifriedelanol. Infusion of seeds along with extract of tubers is traditionally given orally to diabetic patients to check sugar level of blood. Paste of tuberous is applied on the affected part in the treatment of snake bite. Whole plant is used as diuretic, in tumors, neuralgia and splenopathy. Its climbers wrapped around the neck of frantic bullock and poultice of leaves are used to yoke sores of bullock.
The bark extract shows the antiviral, antibacterial, antiprotozoal, hypoglycemic, anticancer and diuretic activity. This article focuses on the upgraded review on chemical and biological properties of Cayratia trifolia Linn. Cayratia trifolia Linn. Domin syn.
Vitis trifolia Linn. Family:Vitaceae is a native of India, Asia and Australia. Vitis carnosa Lamk. Lawson Cissus trifolia Linn. Schaum Cayratia carnosa Lamk. Gagnep Different vernacular names[ 6 ] of Cayratia trifolia have been reported in Table 1. Table 1.
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