Ceylon spinach, malabar spinach, red malabar spinach. Acid alcohol extract of ripe alugbati basella rubra fruit a possible alternative to hematoxylin stain free download as pdf file. The plants belonging to centrospermae contain specific pigments. Plant database entry for malabar spinach basella alba rubra with 29 images, one comment, and 23 data details. Basella or vine spinach is a popular tropical leafygreen vegetable, commonly grown as backyard herb in the home gardens vinespinach belongs to the basellaceae family and has two chief cultivars, basella alba, which features green stems and deepgreen leaves, and basella rubra with purplish stems and dark green leaves with pink veins. Leaves are almost heartshaped, alternate, short petioled, thick, semisucculent, colored from green to purple have a mild flavor and mucilaginous texture. Betacyanins from fruits of basella rubra sciencedirect. Tio2 thin films were sensitized by natural dyes extracted from basella alba rubra spinach. Astilla, yasmin marie cala, maria victoria bianca ko, mariell lizardo, francis dominic mariano, maria cristina querol, maria zennah quinto, camille rosales, ana mariella valmonte, kyla. Pdf increasing productivity of malabar spinach basella alba.
Extraction was carried out with two different methods. This name is a synonym of basella alba l the record derives from wcsp data supplied on 20120323 which reports it as a synonym record 360860 with original publication details. It is reportedly naturalized in china, tropical africa, brazil, belize, colombia, the west indies, fiji and french polynesia. Dark green, fleshy leaves are broadly ovate to 5 inches 12. My favorite edible plants are ones that taste good, have excellent nutritional value and look attractive for a long period of time. Potential food colorant from the extracts of alugbati basella rubra l. Basella given by linnaeus was derived from malayalam.
From the early 1990s, combine had been used to harvest winter. To investigate the larvicidal and ovicidal activities of acetone, benzene, hexane and methanol leaf extracts of basella rubra and cleome viscosa against dengue vector, aedes aegypti. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about basella, climbing spinach, creeping spinach, malabar spinach, red vine spinach basella alba rubra supplied by member gardeners in. Basella has generated much attention due to some conflicting reports from the classical taxonomists ray and roy, 2007. Its a perennial asian vegetable commonly grown in pots as annual or biannual herb by home gardeners for its nutritional values. Later he cited hortus malabaricum in the synonymy for basella rubra l.
Names of basella alba in various languages of the world are also given. How basella alba is effective for various diseases is listed in repertory format. In method i, extraction was carried out at room temp. It is reportedly naturalized in china, tropical africa, brazil, belize, colombia, the west indies, fiji and french polynesia basella alba is known under various common. Comparative studies of chemical compositions of two species of basella. Malabar spinach basella alba rubra new and unread treemails. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about basella, climbing spinach, creeping spinach, malabar spinach, red vine spinach basella. Entire plant photo of malabar spinach basella alba rubra uploaded to by robynanne. Basellaceae, commonly known as indian or malabar spinach belongs to family basellaceae 1, is an herbaceous annual or biennial climbing.
A very special friend of mine, let me know this particular veggie. Calibri arial wingdings office theme anthocyanin from alugbati basella rubra linn. Priliminary phytochemical screening of basella rubra linn manju singh 1, rajesh kumari2, mita kotecha3 1women scientist, department of biochemical engineering and biotechnology, iit delhi, hauz khas, new delhi110016, 2assistant professor, shiv shakti ayurvedic college, bhikhi mansa 3professor, h. The leaf of basella rubra is commonly used as vegetable food on the. The total betalains content mg100 g fw in one week old leaf was 6. The data were recorded and statistical data ranging lc 50, lc 90, lcl, ucl and chisquare value were calculated. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the university of south florida and other herbaria. The fifth is widespread across southeast asia, the indian subcontinent, and new guinea. The botanical name of malabar spinach potakivaslakkirai is basella alba linn. Basella, climbing spinach, creeping spinach, malabar.
A paste of the root is applied to swellings and is also used as a rubefacient. The inhibition behavior of fruit extract of basella rubra on corrosion of carbon steel in 1. Two vines are sufficient to supply a small family all summer and autumn. Basella alba, or malabar spinach, is a very fast growing vine native to tropical africa to asia. Basella rubra pdf basella alba, basella rubra malabar spinach. Extraction and physicochemical characterization of basella alba l. Comparative studies of chemical compositions of two species. The ripened redviolet fruits of basella rubra 150200 g were collected. The young leaves can be eaten raw and the larger leaves are cooked and depending on the regional cuisines it can be added to soups, in stir fries, curries etc.
Department of botany obafemi awolowo university ileife, nigeria. It was found that the absorption peak of basella alba rubra extract is at about 665 nm. The literal meaning of its latin name basella alba is small white pedestal. Basella alba herb uses, benefits, cures, side effects. Submitted by holly jones, manager, kitchen gardens, university of tennessee gardens, knoxville. Isolation of stigmasterol glucoside from leaves of basella. Basellaceae earlier this plant was placed in family chenopodiaceae by bentham and hooker but as per modern views it should be placed in family basellaceae which is separated from family chenopodiaceae. Sheela 3 1department of pharmaceutical sciences, university of kashmir, srinagar190006. Aug 12, 2018 the botanical name of malabar spinach potakivaslakkirai is basella alba linn.
Nutrition facts and functional attributes of foliage of. Basella, climbing spinach, creeping spinach, malabar spinach. As an additive form in producing solar panels chapter i problem and its setting one of the most wanted photovoltaic cell in all industries is a solar panel. The content of redviolet betalains pigments varies in b.
Basella rubra or redstemmed malabar spinach fits this description. Malabar spinach, basella alba master gardener program. Ceylon spinach is commonly grown for its young shoots. It is native to the indian subcontinent, southeast asia and new guinea. Sheela 3 1department of pharmaceutical sciences, university of kashmir, srinagar190006 2poornima institute of engineering and technology, jaipur302022 3sri venkateshwara college of pharmacy. Medicinal plant malabar spinach basella alba rubra bimbima. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about basella species, ceylon spinach, climbing spinach, indian spinach basella alba supplied by member gardeners in the plantfiles datab. Traditional uses of basella rubra include general tonics and overthecounter medications used to treat specific conditions or diseases. The effectiveness of basella rubra alugbati fruit extract as a counterstain in gram staining investigators. Jul 28, 2014 malabar spinach, basella alba, is a popular green leafy vegetable in other parts of the world. The fifth is widespread across southeast asia, the indian subcontinent, and new guinea species. Pdf on jun 25, 2012, deep shikha sonkar and others published effect of basella rubra l. The purpose of this study was to determine the cytotoxic activity of gendola leaf basella rubra linn.
Pladiob ab department of chemistry, benguet state university, benguet, philippines in the food industry, natural or synthetic pigments have been used to enhance presentation, perception of freshness, taste, and quality of the food. Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the plants classification report. As mentioned in the previous chapter, the leaves of basella rubra linn, were air dried and powdered. Uses, benefits, cures, side effects, nutrients in basella alba. Easy to grow, versatile in the kitchen, and delicious to eat, this vigorous vine is unrelated to true spinach spinacia oleracea but produces abundant large meaty leaves that are remarkably spinachlike in taste and form. Comparative studies of chemical compositions of two species of basella oloyede f. The fruit extract of basella rubra doesnt have the capability of staining the selected bacteria as primary stain. Department of biochemistry obafemi awolowo university ileife. Edible landscaping plant a fastgrowing, softstemmed perennial vine. Its called also vine or malabar spinach and its different from common spinach, spinacea oleracea, especially for its mucillaginous and glossy leaves. Easy to grow, versatile in the kitchen, and delicious to eat, this vigorous vine is unrelated to true spinach spinacia oleracea but produces abundant large meaty leaves that are remarkably spinachlike. Malabar spinach is a tropical climbing vine probably native to. Ceylon spinach, east indian spinach, malabar nightshade basella alba linn. D, department of dravyaguna vigyan, national institute of ayurveda.
Malabar spinach, basella alba, is a popular green leafy vegetable in other parts of the world. Redstemmed and pretty in flower, red malabar spinach is a fastgrowing vine that has both ornamental and culinary qualities. In vitro studies on basella rubra different extracts as inhibitors of. Basella alba rubra spinach pigmentsensitized tio 2 thin. This twining, herbaceous plant is cultivated in all parts of india, and the succulent stems and leaves are used by the natives as a potherb in the way of spinach. Pdf mosquitocidal properties of basella rubra and cleome. Redstemmed malabar spinach brooklyn botanic garden. Acid alcohol extract of ripe alugbati basella rubra fruit scribd. Inhibition corrosion effect of extract from basella rubra on carbon. In the present study basella rubra berries of india origin was extracted for dyeing of silk as a natural dye. Three species are endemic to madagascar, and one is endemic to southeastern africa. Astringent the cooked roots are used in the treatment of diarrhoea.
The atlas of florida plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. Basella alba herb uses, benefits, cures, side effects, nutrients. Basella species, ceylon spinach, climbing spinach, indian spinach. Plant details information about basella alba plant. Basella alba supplement health benefits, dosage, side. Department of crop production and protection obafemi awolowo university ileife, nigeria. Basella alba, commonly called malabar spinach, is native to the east indies. Pdf or malabar spinach locally known as alugbati is a tropical leafy. This tender perennial native to tropical asia, likely india and sri lanka or indonesia hardy only to zone 10, is easily grown as an annual during the heat of summer. Pdf preliminary phytochemical screening of basella rubra.
It is found in tropical asia and africa where it is widely used as a leaf vegetable. Cochromatography tlc, hplc with betacyanin standards identified the betacyanins as gomphrenin i 15sbetanidin 6o. Comparative studies of chemical compositions of two. Basella alba is a herb used commonly alongside hibiscus macranthus for the purpose of fertility. Astilla, yasmin marie cala, maria victoria bianca ko, mariell lizardo, francis dominic mariano, maria cristina querol, maria zennah quinto, camille rosales, ana mariella valmonte, kyla nicole villalon, gian angelo 4mt2 statement of the problem can. Basella species, ceylon spinach, climbing spinach, indian. Its thick, semi succulentheartshaped leaves have a mild flavour and mucilaginous texture. Leaf basella rubra spot disease caused by was more evident in. The genus basella is the type genus of the plant family basellaceae. Phytoconstituents and stability of betalains in fruit extracts of. Potential food colorant from the extracts of alugbati.
Preliminary phytochemical screening of basella rubra linn. Like purslane the leaves are fleshy and thick, they remain crisp and taste of citrus when raw and when. The combination has been found to increase testosterone in rats, and basella appears to be more active in this regard. Jun 14, 2018 basella alba is a herb used commonly alongside hibiscus macranthus for the purpose of fertility. Basella alba l in vitro culture and the production of.
To investigate the larvicidal and ovicidal activities of acetone, benzene, hexane and methanol leaf extracts of basella rubra and cleome. The succulent mucilage is a particularly rich source baselal soluble fiber. The board of trustees of the royal botanic gardens, kew. Determining the staining capability of basella rubra as. It is a vigorous, climbing, tropical vine that may be grown in st. It was used to treat large number of human ailments as. The record derives from wcsp data supplied on 20120323 which reports it as an accepted name record 360840 with. Photo of the entire plant of malabar spinach basella alba.
Identification and characterization of bioactive phenolic constituents. Jun 01, 2006 redstemmed malabar spinach by scott d. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about basella species, ceylon spinach, climbing spinach, indian spinach basella alba supplied by. Basella malabar spinach nutrition facts and health benefits. Indian subcontinent, indochina, malaysia, indonesia, philippines, new. Basella in world checklist of selected plant families. For wide range of parameters such as tpc, tfc, total lipids, b. Like spinach basella alba and basella rubra it is a very versatile vegetable.
Louis as 1 an annual leafy vegetable for cultivation of its edible spinachlike stems and leaves or 2 as an ornamental foliage vine. The record derives from wcsp data supplied on 20120323 which reports it as an accepted name record 360840 with original publication details. Appell june 1, 2006 one of my favorite hotweather vegetables is redstemmed malabar spinach, basella alba rubra. Basella rubra linn michael manalo march 11, 2009 at 7.
Ion spray mass spectrometry and tandem mass spectrometry of the fresh juice from basella rubra fruits revealed the presence of betanidin monoglucoside as the major betacyanin and its 4coumaroyl and feruloyl derivatives as minor components. The present study examined the antibacterial activity of basella rubra extract using the disk diffusion method as part of the process of understanding the chemistry, toxicity and efficacy of basella rubra. Basella rubra br belonging to the family basellaceae is commonly. The dyesensitized tio2based solar cell sensitized using basella alba rubra exhibited a jsc of 4. The experiment conducted for evaluating larvicidal efficacy of leaf extracts of basella rubra and cleome viscosa revealed that basella rubra ex. This document is hs671, one of a series of the horticultural sciences department, ufifas.232 707 1363 822 932 481 130 518 994 1219 283 948 890 1364 1306 1098 325 1490 707 1540 429 1089 1243 1218 1026 1452 898 612 1073 340 1259 1291 348 517 1450 1309 581 1417 1184 436 585 550 804 940 547