Oenanthe


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Oenanthe

 

a genus of plants of the family Umbelliferae. They include perennial, annual, and biennial herbs with pinnatisect leaves. The flowers are white or pale pink, and the fruit has a thick, spongy pericarp. There are approximately 40 species, distributed primarily in the temperate zones of Europe and in the mountains of tropical Africa. About 11 species are found in the USSR, growing mainly in damp areas. Particularly widespread is the fine-leaved water dropwort (O. aquatica), which grows in marshes, along canals, on the shores of bodies of water, and in shallow standing or sluggish waters. There are terrestrial and aquatic forms, the latter having submerged leaves. All parts of the plants are poisonous, particularly the roots. The plants have been known to posion cattle, horses, and sheep.

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Con las secuencias ITS del material argentino y de todas las especies de Oenanthe disponibles en GenBank, mas una secuencia de Cicuta maculata var.
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To validate the emergent plant, Oenanthe javanica, for cold weather use in plant/rock filters, a field study was conducted from December 1993 through March 1994 in Adams County, Mississippi [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
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Isolation of steroids and flavonoids from the herb of Oenanthe javanica DC.
En cauces de rios y arroyos, sobre suelos aluviales poco evolucionados, se instala esta asociacion constituida esencialmente por Oenanthe crocata.
Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade) n Colchicum autumnale (autumn crocus, meadow saffron) Conium maculatum (hemlock) n Daphne mezereum (mezereon) Datura stamonium (Jimsonweed) Digitalis purpurea (foxglove) Laburnum Oenanthe crocata (hemlock water dropwort
ussuriense (aerial part), Ulmus parvifolia (leaf), Oenanthe javanica (aerial part), Armoracia rusticana (aerial part), Orostachysjaponicus (aerial part), Cedrela sinensis (rachis) and Nelumbo nucifera (leaf).
In this study, we firstly examined the neuroprotective effect of Oenanthe javanica extract (OJE) in the hippocampal cornus ammonis 1 region (CA1 region) of the gerbil subjected to transient cerebral ischemia.
Bosquetes riparios dominados por Nerium oleander, con presencia de Oenanthe crocata y otras especies propias de Salici purpureae-Populetea nigrae.
Companion species: Polypogon maritimus + + + 1 1 1 Oenanthe crocata .