PHARMACEUTICAL SYSTEMATIC BOTANY

elective / Teaching hours per week: 3 / Laboratory hours per week: 3 /Assessment: written examination at the end of the semester / Credits: 5 

Teachers: 

O. Tzakou, Professor
T. Constantinidis, Associate Professor
E. Kalpoutzakis, Labatory Teaching Stuff

Course site (e-class): https://eclass.uoa.gr/courses/PHARM136/ (course)
eclass.uoa.gr/courses/PHARM103/ (lab)

Topics:

    • Introduction to Pharmaceutical Botany.
    • Plant classification systems. Nomenclature.
    • The Importance of Pharmaceutical Botany in Pharmacy.
    • The Engler classification system and the system of APG.
    • Systematic division of large groups of organisms (Prokaryotes, Algae, Plants, Fungi).
    • Brief overview of the groups: Bacteriophyta, Cyanophyta, Chlorophyta,Chrysophyta, Euglenophyta, Charophyta, Chrysophyta, Phaeophyta,Rhodophyta,Mycophyta (and Lichenes), Bryophyta, Pteridophyta.
    • Spermatophyta, with emphasis on families of great medicinal importance