Mammea is a flowering plant genus with about 50 species in the family Clusiaceae. Its members are evergreen trees having edible one-seeded fruits. The flowers are polygamous, with a globular calyx opening into two valvate sepals. There are 4 to 6 petals. Indehiscent drupes are formed, containing 1 to 4 seeds. The leaves are rigid, coriaceous and often have pellucid dots.
Preliminary studies of Mammea americana L. (Guttiferae) bark/ latex extract point to an effective antiulcer effect on gastric ulcer models in mice.
May 01, 2005; Abstract Plant extracts are some of the most attractive sources of new drugs and have shown promising results for the treatment...