Variation in Pharmacognostic Characters and Polyphenolic Contents among Four Species of Medicinal Plants from the Genus Spermacoce (Rubiaceae)

@article{Ankad2015VariationIP,
  title={Variation in Pharmacognostic Characters and Polyphenolic Contents among Four Species of Medicinal Plants from the Genus Spermacoce (Rubiaceae)},
  author={Gireesh M. Ankad and R T Konakeri and Harsha Vasudev Hegde and S. B. Roy},
  journal={Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={77},
  pages={446 - 452}
}
Spermacoce hispida L. is one of the important medicinal plants used in traditional systems of medicine. It is observed that, several times it is difficult to differentiate the plant from the other allied species from the same genus, Spermacoce, especially, when they are in drug form. Therefore, the present study aims to document the differences in the pharmacognostic characters, preliminary phytochemical analysis and polyphenolic contents from the leaves of four species belonging to the genus… 
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