Caleta de Famara. Lanzarote. Lycium intricatum es una especie nativa en las Islas. Se trata de un arbusto espinoso de hasta unos 2 m, con pequeñas hojas. Lycium is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family, Solanaceae. The genus has a Selected species[edit]. Lycium intricatum · Lycium sandwicense. PDF | Lycium intricatum Boiss., a Solanaceous shrubbery is used in Tunisia as a windbreak and medicinal plant. However, it is considered as.

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Please answer these simple questions: Background The fatty acid composition of oils from vegetable sources varies depending on plant origin, genetic factors, ripening grade of fruits and specific climatic conditions.

Recently, sterols have been added to vegetable oils as an example of a successful functional food [ 18 ]. In addition the dry powder of its fruit was used to protect inteicatum eye diseases. The sterolic fraction was composed by stigmasterol While there are no signs of toxicity of this plant, Tunisian peoples collect its fruits only in the full maturity stage to avoid risk of toxicity. This study helps to develop L. Sterols, fatty alcohols, and triterpenic alcohols.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Lycium species mostly occur in arid and semi-arid climates, and a few are known from coastal zones in somewhat saline habitat types. In Tunisia, four Lycium species have been identified: Pycium most Lycium are monoeciousproducing bisexual flowers with functional male and female parts, some species are gynodioeciouswith some individuals bearing bisexual flowers and some producing functionally female flowers.


Germplasm Resources Information Network. Antioxidant, antiproliferative, and pro-apoptotic capacities of pentacyclic triterpenes found in the skin of olives on MCF-7 human breast cancer cells and their effects on DNA damage. Also, linoleic acid has beneficial properties for skin, and for this purpose it is used by the cosmetics products industry intdicatum 15 ].

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The Vitamin D level was higher in L. According to Keys et al.

Submit further info on this species. Lycium tenuispinosum Lycium tetrandrum Lycium texanum — Texas wolfberry Lycium torreyi — Torrey’s boxthorn, squawthorn Lycium tweedianum — tropical desert-thorn Lycium villosum.

In fact, squalene administration modulates lesion development in a sex-specific manner and that it could be used as a safe alternative to correct kntricatum steatosis and atherosclerosis, particularly in males [ 29 ].

Wild Plants of Malta & Gozo – Plant: Lycium intricatum (Southern Tea Tree)

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. A genome-wide visual screen reveals a role for sphingolipids and ergosterol in pycium surface delivery in yeast.

A monographic study of the genus Lycium of the Western Hemisphere. Journal List Lipids Health Dis v. Section of this page where you found an error select one.

Palimtic acid was present at low percentage 0. Where have you seen this plant on the Maltese Islands?

Lycium intricatum

Use this form to submit more information on this species or report mistakes in this webpage. La composition en acides gras et en phytosterols des graines de Lycium intricatum Boiss. The genus has a disjunct distribution around the globe, with species occurring on most continents in temperate and subtropical regions. These compounds have interesting therapeutic potential as cardiovascular drugs. American Journal of Botany 89 12 Squalene in a sex-dependent manner modulates atherosclerotic lesion which correlates with hepatic fat content in apoE-knockout male mice.


Locations in Malta or Gozo where you have seen this plant. Hardcover – Publisher; However, saturated fatty acids SFA fraction was characterized by a lower level 5. Uvaol and erythrodiol exhibited antioxidant properties against lipid peroxidation in vitro, and also reduced the generation of hydrogen peroxide by stimulated macrophages in a dose-dependent manner [ 30 — 32 ]. Buy images found in this large collection of Maltese flora. On the basis of the reference spot, the sterols band was identified.

It injures livestock, harbors pest mammals and insects, and displaces native species. Retrieved from ” https: The transition to gender dimorphism on an evolutionary background of self-incompatibility: Aparicio R, Mcintyre P.

Abdennacer Boulila and Afef Bejaoui. Strictly protected tree species. The content of unsaturated fatty acids was high as Ergosterol is the end product of the sterol biosynthetic pathway and is the major sterol in yeasts. There are about 70 [3] to 80 [6] [7] species.