Browsing Slide Collection (Paraclinical Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology) by Issue Date

Browsing Slide Collection (Paraclinical Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology) by Issue Date

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  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Mostly to be found in the drier regions of the country, along the coast, etc. Also cultivated as garden subject.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: • P. schumanniana occurs mainly in the high rainfall areas and in sour bushveld, showing a preference for sour, stony veld or mountain slopes. • Usually in the open, but also found among bushes and under ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: It grows in all types of soil, especially sandy soil and fertile soil. It is found in disturbed places such as road reserves, gardens and cultivated lands.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Originally from Australia. Now aggressive invader species to be found all over the country.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Grows everywhere, but especially in vleis. Flowers whenever it rains. Western Cape around Boland, Eastern Cape, Karoo, Free State, Gauteng and Mpumalanga. Not found in Kwazulu – Natal. Botanical description: ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: G. ornativa is confined to the western drier areas of the country, while G. burkei is to be found around the Gauteng area and G. aspera is seen chiefly in the eastern Highveld of S.A.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: This family of plants is widely spread all over the country, often in places where the soil has been disturbed.
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    Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Widespread grasses that occur naturally in all kinds of veld types.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Originally from South America, it is an escaped exotic and a declared weed that has to be eradicated in South Africa. Found especially along watercourses and on disturbed soil.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Gauteng, Mpumalanga, N.E. Free State, Vaal dam, Hartebeespoort dam and Roodeplaat dam, now also Western and Eastern Cape Provinces. Botanical description: General: • These fresh water, blue-green algae ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: It grows in damp places, near or even in water, and prefers shady areas.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    Pygmaeothamnus zeyheri: (Goorappel) Distribution: To be found in warm, sub-tropical, usually dry areas. In acid, sandy soil and on stony hills – not in marshy areas or clay soils. Usually part of a typical plant community ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: It is found as a weed, widely distributed in disturbed places, old lands, overgrazed areas and along stream banks especially in dry, hot regions.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: It is widely distributed in the Karoo on a variety of soil types, ecxept in brackish areas, where it does not flourish.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Mostly on stony hillslopes and/or calciferous soil.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: • Widely distributed in southern Africa • It shows a preference for alkaline soils, but can grow in various different other types of soil.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    TOXIC PRINCIPLE: Mechanism of formation: • Plant hairs are apparently poorly digested by ruminal micro-organisms and accumulate in especially the abomasum. • Here under the influence of abomasal movement, innumerable ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION: Jatropha multifida General: A small spreading tree Leaves: The leaves are large, deeply cut (fingered or palmate) Fruit: The fruits are fleshy. Jatropha curcas General: A shrub or small ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: Commonly found along roadsides and watercourses and disturbed soil. It is planted in gardens and cultivated for medicinal purposes. A declared invader plant that has to be eradicated. Originally from tropical ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: • Mainly utilized as a pasture or a lawn grass, but it also escapes and grows in moist fertile places in the wild. • It grows naturally in the highlands of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, Ethiopia, Rwanda ...