Haematoxylum brasiletto is a tree that grows in Central America, commonly known as “Palo de Brasil,” which is used in the traditional medicine. Haematoxylum campechianum grows in swamps and along rivers in Peten; yet a close relative, Haematoxylum brasiletto, grows in the desert area of Guatemala. Characteristics: The Brazilwood has attractive heart-shaped leaves and spiny zig -zag twigs. They have fantastic ridged and fluted trunks that are very distinctive.

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Natural products as leads to anticancer drugs. Moreover, it has been described that an increase in p53 levels leads to cell cycle arrest at G1 phase. Haematxylum 1 Spectroscopic data analysis of Brazilin from Haematoxylum brasiletto.

Flowers native to Guatemala visible now around the world Dahlia. The Motagua deserts is somewhat outside the core Maya areas though Quirigua and Copan are less than 70 miles away. The broad-spectrum chemotherapeutic agent, doxorubicin, was included as a positive control and for comparison purposes as it can induce apoptosis for intercalation into DNA and disruption of topoisomerase-II DNA repair.

The Arroyo Petex Batun used to be lined with Palo de Tinto now most is illegally cut by local people. This dye has been used for centuries.

Antiproliferative activity of Haematoxylum brasiletto H. Karst

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. You must select at least 1 quantity for this product. Notify me when available. My interest in this tree is: Antioxidant content in two CAM bromeliad species as a response to seasonal light changes in a tropical dry deciduous forest. Brazilwood is generally propagated by seed and has an average growth rate.


Plants mentioned in myths rushes, tule Ocote, pitch pine Sauco, Sambucus mexicana Oak trees, encinos Bromeliad.

This ceiba species seems to prefer dry areas, especially dry slopes. In this study, the in vitro antiproliferative activity of the ethanol extract and isolated compound from H.

InPinelands introduced its own custom-blended seed mixes for storm water management basins and construction sites. Chem Pharm Bull Tokyo ; Apoptosis — The p53 network. Customers who bought this product also bought: There are substantial stands of tinto between Lake Yaxha and Lake Sacnab. My personal experience with dyewood trees in Guatemala I learned about Palo de Tinto already ate age 19, when I noticed remains of Haematoxylum campechianum in the royal tomb that I discovered and excavated at Tikal.

This small tree grows feet tall and only feet wide, although it can become larger in more tropical areas. Bluebird Nursery sells more than 2, varieties in its catalog and offers custom growing services for additional varieties.

J Am Pharm Assoc. Then in almost half a century after learning about Haematoxylum campechianumI noticed that I had been driving by thousands of Haematoxylum brasiletto trees for decades: The combined EtOH extracts were evaporated under reduced pressure in a rotatory evaporator to yield the crude extract 50 g.

Conflicts of interest There are no conflicts of interest. Don and Suzanne Knezick are proliferating their green beliefs through the sale of native plants and involvement in bradiletto restoration. Trees with conical Spines Hura polyandra.

However, plants have excellent recovery even from temperatures in the low 20s or high teens, sending out vigorous new growth as the weather warms. VLC purification of the bioactive dichloromethane fraction 5 gusing a gradient elution with mixtures of CH 2 Cl 2: The role of natural product chemistry in drug discovery.


One of my favorites in this vigorous group is brazilwood Haematoxylum brasiletto.


The brazilwood c an flower virtually all year with warm and moist conditions. Temperennial production requires additional heat and light to get crops ready for spring and summer shipments to customers. Echinata is an endangered species, which is not at all the case of Brasiletto. Most books on trees of the Maya area do not include or mention Palo de Brasil; most books focus exclusively on Palo de Campeche Trees in the Life of the Maya World is a good example.

Three different approaches to industry promotion were vocalized at the summit: There was also iron pyrite in this tomb: And anyone who travels in Belize knows that logwood is the reason the British settled here logwood was the main source of dye for the British wool uaematoxylum until cheap chemical dyes became available.

Parker covers Haematoxylum brasiletto on her pages All solvents used were of analytical grade. Haematoxylum brasiletto is common in seasonally very dry deserts in Guatemala and Mexico but is not as well known to Mayanists as is the nearest relative Haematoxylum campechianum which grows in swamps. Brazilwood is a wonderful tree for a small patio or seating area providing light shade, a graceful, upright form bgasiletto bright summer color.

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