Etlingera elatior, commonly known as torch ginger, is a tropical rhizomatous perennial of the ginger family that grows to ‘ tall in tropical climates but much. Read fascinating facts and browse beautiful, detailed photos of the torch ginger ( Etlingera elatior): one of thousands of plant species growing at the Eden Project. Etlingera elatior or ‘pink torch ginger’ (Zingiberaceae) are widely cultivated in tropical countries and used as spices and food flavoring.

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Wikispecies has information related to Etlingera elatior. Pseudostems shoots m etlinyera. Biological Invasions, 10 8: Reproductive toxicity of lead acetate in adult male rats.

Changes in organ non-protein sulfydryl and glutathione concentrations during acute and chronic administration of inorganic lead to chicks. All authors read and approved the manuscript.

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This improvement was more pronounced in the group received lead acetate and treated with the highest dose of E. Lead exposure causes generation of reactive oxygen species and functional impairment in rat sperm. It spreads by seeds and by rhizome division and has the potential to grow forming dense thickets principally in moist habitats Elqtior and Setyowati, ; Abdelmageed et al. The family Zingiberaceae, with more than species, is the largest of eight families included in the order Zingiberales Kress, ; Kress et al.

Etlingera elatior Jack R. Etlingera elatior thrives in USDA hardiness zones 10b and Effects of some sulfur-containing antioxidants on lead-exposed lenses. Antioxidant nutrients and lead toxicity. Effect of exposure to lead on selected biochemical and rtlingera variables. Chen Alpinia acrostachya Steud. There are two flower types, one with a white-edged labellum the cultivated ones and the other with a yellow-edged labellum which is considered the wild type Ibrahim and Setyowati, Ripening fruits Photograph by: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Etlingera elatior.


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Etlingera elatir, also known as torch ginger, is a striking elingera perennial flower. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from January Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. More than 15 species of Etlingera plants have been recorded in Peninsular Malaysia [ 1112 ].

Oxidatively modified proteins in aging and disease. Pathogenesis of lead poisoning is mainly attributed to lead- induced oxidative stress. Please review our privacy policy. Phaeomeria speciosa Blume Koord.

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The chromosome etlinvera reported for E. The Etlingera elatior inflorescence extract was tested for the presence of various phytochemical classes of compounds such as alkaloids, phenolic compounds, flavonoids, tannins, and saponins using standard procedures of analysis [ 1920 ]. Mulch helps maintain good soil moisture.

Most of the previous studies on the antioxidant activities of E. History of Introduction and Spread Top of page E. Several forms of E.

To maintain a cool, constant temperature, provide nutrients for your plant, and reduce the amount of water lost due to evaporation, put organic mulch around the root zone of your established etlingera elatior. Bojeria magnifica Roscoe Raf. Abstract Background Etlingera elatior or ‘pink torch elqtior ‘ Zingiberaceae are widely cultivated in tropical countries and used as spices and food flavoring.


National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. Superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase and glutathione S-transferase enzymes take part in maintaining glutathione homeostasis in the tissues. As lead exposure tends to be sub acute, produces only subtle clinical symptoms. Groups 6 – 8: Etlingera elatior Jack R. Nicolaia intermedia Valeton Nicolaia magnifica Roscoe K. The level of PCC decreased significantly when E. Support Center Support Center. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http: Kittipanangkul N; Ngamriabsakul C, Test for saponins 2 cm 3 of each extract in a test tube was vigorously shaken for two minutes and observed for persistent etlinera.

Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to etlingers edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etlinggera.

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The ginger family has a pantropical distribution, with a centre of diversity in the Malesian biogeographic region Kress, ; Kress et al. The flowers and flower buds are commonly used in Malaysian dishes such as, Penang laksanasi kerabu and nasi ulam [ 1113 – 15 ].

Phaeomeria speciosa Blume Koord. From the leaves of E. Protective effects of Etlingera elatior extract on lead acetate-induced changes in oxidative biomarkers in bone marrow of rats. Captopril as an antioxidant in lead-exposed Fischer rats.