(6) United Kingdom. Ochna serrulata is a shrub that grows up to 1.5 meters high. It is boiled in water and the fat skimmed off the surface. Extracts and fractions of some Ochna species had excellent antibacterial activity. From spring to early summer, fragrant yellow flowers bloom at the branch tips and provide an excellent floral show. Ndoile’s research epitomises the fusion of indigenous knowledge and wisdom with modern scientific understanding. Leaves are up to 5 cm long, narrow and glossy with serrated margins. It is the larval host plant of the Karkloof Emperor and the Marieps Emperor butterflies. Ochna serrulata Walp. Renicarpus – O. sect. Mickey mouse plant/ bush is a common name shared by (1) Ochna serrulata, bird's eye bush, and (2) Solanum mammosum, utong : Solanum mammosum is an accepted name. Ochna serrulata ; Ochna natalitia. Tender. Roots medicinal for sterility. Fruit is an enlarged red receptacle. Full Shade. autumn. • Biflavonoids: Phytochemical investigation yielded a number of new biflavonoids. is an accepted name. Studies Isolated compounds were evaluated for antimalarial and cytotoxic activities. Several species, including Ochna serrulata, are cultivated in Hawai'I for their colorful flowers and unusual fruits. americanum (Wild Basil) Medicinal panacea. (6) Ochna serrulata is a shrub that grows up to 1.5 meters high. Walp. Walp. Also known as. It is medicinal as it is used to treat infections and magical as is used as an antidote to evil spirits. 8 comments on “Ochna serrulata” Glenice Ebedes says: 2nd June 2020 at 9:36 am Hi Erne. It is common on quartzite or granite hills, mostly on the northern side of koppies. In vitro cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of five Ochna species (Ochnaceae) with excellent antibacterial activity / Tshepiso J. Makhafola, Lyndy J. McGaw, , Jacobus N. Eloff / South African Journal of Botany, Volume 91, March 2014, Pp 9–13 / doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.11.010 The compounds showed not cytotoxicity against three different cancer cell lines tested. Common names Mickey Mouse plant in English Mickey Mouse-plant in English Small-leaved Plane in language. The extracts were almost equally toxic to all three cell lines with LC 50 values ranging from 0.026 to 0.099 mg/ml. Native to eastern South Africa, these plants are found in a variety of habitats, from forests to grasslands. It is the larval host plant of the Karkloof Emperor and the Marieps Emperor butterflies. Root decoction for children with bone disease. Thanks for visiting Plantbook. Fruit is an enlarged red receptacle. - Studies have suggested antibacterial, antimalarial, cytotoxic, non-mutagenic properties. Ochna integerrima is a deciduous shrub or tree that can grow up to 12 metres tall. Ochna: Species: Ochna serrulata (Hochst.) Bloom Description: Flowers are yellow and calyx is red. 479.1. Uses Folkloric – No reported folkloric use in the Philippines. - Taxonomy: Ochna serrulata was first described by German naturalist Christian Ferdinand Friedrich Hochstetter, and Its binomial name was given by Wilhelm Gerhard Walpers. Ochna natalitia (natal plane, carnival bush, ‘Micky Mouse’ bush) is a large shrub with glossy foliage and masses of yellow flowers which are followed by black seeds on red sepals. Noteworthy Characteristics. The Plant List : ... Plagiarism of the Compilation on Philippine Medicinal Plants Under the Guise of Fair Use. (8) 2m. Ochna serrulata also demonstrated slight toxic activity against Artemia sauna and potential inhibitory allelopathic activity on Lactuca sativa seed germination test. General information about Ochna serrulata (OCNSE) Name Language; bird's eye bush: English: carnival bush: English: carnival ochna: English – Elsewhere, bark or root use for wound treatment; also, applied for pain relief. Schizanthera Medicinal: Used to treat infections and gangrenous rectitis in traditional … Ochna serrulata was the third most commonly found weed on private properties during the noxious and environmental weed inspections in Forster in 2013. the name is derived from the Greek Ochne = wild pear; referring to the leaves that resemble those of the pear tree. Accessed: 15 August 2019. (3) Ochna natalitia was the least toxic against all the cell lines, followed by Ochna gamostigmata, Ochna pretoriensis, Ochna pulchra and lastly Ochna serrulata. Walp, Potential Herbal Medicines and Drug Interactions, List of Understudied Philippine Medicinal Plants, List Vermeulen / Johnston PLANTS - Homeopathic and Medicinal Uses from a Botanical Family Perspective Reading excerpt PLANTS - Homeopathic and Medicinal Uses from a Botanical Family Perspective Ochna serrulata - Mickey Mouse Plant. The order of activity of the species to the tested organisms was O. pretoriensis > O. pulchra > O. gamostigmata > O. serrulata > O. natalitia. This lovely Ochna serrulata is one of our indigenous shrubs It's early spring foliage is beautiful--pinkish bronze,turning to glossy green later. Tender. African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). The plant is suitable for growing in climates where temperatures never drop below 27 degrees F. or -2 degrees C. 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