MG Bonilla's scientific contributions

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Planta Med 2011; 77. DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1282474 Several plant species (>10) known as „Leather hat“ (Echinodorus spp. - Alismataceae) used in traditional medicine. We made field and laboratory studies and review on popular usage, occurrence and bioactivity of „Leather hat“ in Mato Grosso (MT), Brazil, from 2003-2007. The following species have been...


... The genus Echinodorus (commonly known as Amazon sword plants) of the Alismataceae family is the economically most important among the ornamental underwater aquatic plants (Brunel 2009). The Echinodorus species have a wide range of prospects: industrial, medical, ecological, and ornamental (Rieder et al. 2011). The genus Echinodorus is traditionally used in Brazilian ethno-medicinal systems as an anti-hypertensive, anti-inflammatory, and cardio-protective remedy (Marques et al. 2017). ...