Scientific Name: Blechum pyramidatum. Root Word:: pyramidatum = pyramid- shaped. Vernacular: Yerbas Babui, Synonym: Blechum brownei. Blechum pyramidatum (Lam.) Urb. Taxonomic Serial No.: Reference for: Blechum pyramidatum. Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version. Sapin-sapin, Blechum pyramidatum (Lam.) Urban, BROWNE’S BLECHUM – Herbal Medicine – An illustrated compilation of Philippine medicinal plants by Dr .

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Blechum brownei forma puberulum Blechum brownei Jussieu, forma puberulum Leonard, J.

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Plant species returned will be found within each of the selected counties. Capsule is ovoid, somewhat compressed and about 6 millimeters long.

Plant species returned will be found within at least one of the selected counties. Fruit an ovoid capsule c. Identifying species that appear as waifs or only periodically appear in the flora for a few seasons. Flowers are small, purple or white, and borne in spike-like, terminal inflorescences, occurring mostly in pairs, each pair subtended by a leaf-like, ovate, persistent, 1 to 1.

G1 – Critically imperiled globally because of extreme rarity 5 or fewer occurrencesor very few remaining acres, or miles of stream or especially vulnerable to extinction because of some factor of its biology.

Blechum brownei Blechum brownei Jussieu, Ann. Calyx is 4 to 5 millimeters long, hairy, slightly curved, and divided into 5 linear lobes. In OctoberI brought a pot of this plant home to observe it more closely. SH – Historically known from the state, but not seen in the past 15 years. Blechum blechum Blechum blechum Linnaeus Millspaugh, Publ. GH – Historically known, with the expectation that it might be rediscovered. All roots, stems, and leaves die at the end of the growing season.


The matured capsule is being wrapped around with dried and hairy sepals of a similar length. View details of USF Herbarium specimens. The negative effects against coffee might be competition for water and nutrients.

Blechum brownei forma coeruleum Blechum brownei Jussieu, forma coeruleum Kuntze, Revis. These species may become ranked as Category I, but have not yet demonstrated disruption of natural Florida communities.

G2 – Imperiled globally because of rarity 6 – 20 occurrences, or few remaining acres, or miles of stream or very vulnerable to extinction throughout its range because of other factors. NatureServe does not typically rank hybrid species. These live protected among the dense fungal hyphae and produce carbohydrates for the fungus by photosynthesis.

S1 – Typically 5 or fewer occurrences, very few remaining individuals, acres, or miles of stream, or some factor of its biology making it especially vulnerable in the state. Perennial wildflowers re-grow each season from overwinter root material.


GNR – Not yet ranked.

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Furthermore, a search of “Virginia snake” or even “nia snak” yields one result: These ranks carry no legal status. A species of plants native to the state that are in imminent danger of extinction within the state, the survival of which is unlikely if the causes of a decline in the number of plants continue, and includes all species determined to be endangered or threatened pursuant to the Federal Endangered Pyramidattum Act ofas amended.

Seeds are dispersed by explosive mechanism of blrchum capsule.

However, no picture of this plant was shown in the article. Nature in Singapore ;7: Blechum brownei forma puberulum.

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There was very little information on the status of Blechum pyramidatum in Singapore although it had been cultivated as a herb. In Jamaica, a decoction is used in a stimulant bath, and to treat colds, whereas in Mexico it is considered a remedy for snakebites, chills and fever.