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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A monographic study of the genus Lycium of the Western Hemisphere.

The funnel-shaped or bell-shaped corolla is white, green, or purple in color. Invasive species include L.

Lycium intricatum

Our results are not in agreement with those published by Altintas [ 13 ] for L. This will help to cover some expenses needed to maintain the website and its further development. American Journal of Botany 89 12 Squalene in a sex-dependent manner modulates atherosclerotic lesion which correlates with intircatum fat content in apoE-knockout male mice.

Recently, it was proven lycuim clinical evidence that PUFAs are able to alleviate symptoms of certain diseases such as coronary heart disease, stroke and rheumatoid arthritis [ 14 ]. The fatty acid composition of oils from vegetable sources varies depending on plant origin, genetic factors, ripening grade of fruits and specific climatic conditions.


American Journal of Botany 92 12 AB and AB have carried out the experimental part such as selection of plant materiel, injections and identification of fatty acids and phytosterols. The leaves are small, narrow, and fleshy, and are alternately arranged, sometimes in fascicles.

Lycium – Wikipedia

Das [ 24 ] reported that squalene, a hydrocarbon of lipid composition, exerted antioxidant effects used as food supplement and a vaccine additive. Views Read Edit View history.

Lycium are shrubsoften thornygrowing 1 to 4 meters tall. In The Human Antioxidant Ed. These compounds display intircatum properties and have long been considered to be the main active principle of Lycium sp [ 33 ].

The composition of fatty acids, phytosterols and vitamin D in L. The transition to gender dimorphism on an evolutionary background of self-incompatibility: Lycium tenuispinosum Lycium tetrandrum Lycium texanum — Texas wolfberry Lycium torreyi — Torrey’s boxthorn, squawthorn Lycium tweedianum — tropical desert-thorn Lycium villosum.

Plant food supplements with anti-inflammatory properties: Conclusions From these results it has been shown that L.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System. The high level of Vitamin D, detected in the oil, may contribute to great stability toward oxidation. The Jepson eFlora By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Published online Jun Footnotes Competing interests The authors intricathm that they have no competing interests.


This study shows that Lycium intricatum seed oil was found to possess Sterols, fatty alcohols, and triterpenic alcohols. The genus has a disjunct distribution around the globe, with species occurring on most continents in temperate and subtropical regions. 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.

IMG_5661 Lycium intricatum

This is probably the consequence of an alteration of the desaturation step from oleic acid to linolenic acid, which is mediated by specific oleate desaturase enzymes. These compounds have interesting therapeutic potential as cardiovascular drugs. However, it is considered as underexploited specie despite its high potential to serve as source with economic and nutritional value.

Among the chemical constituents of Lycium fruits, the most well researched components are anthocyanins and flavonoids [ jntricatum ]. It may have few seeds or many.