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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The MAFF publication "Poisonous Plants in Britain and their effects on Animals and Man" gives nausea and vomiting in the list of effects but says that death from Oenanthe crocata, in animals, is quick and may be symptomless.
Tan et al., "De novo transcriptome assembly, gene annotation, marker development, and miRNA potential target genes validation under abiotic stresses in Oenanthe javanica," Molecular Genetics and Genomics, vol.
P, S P, S Alisma plantago-aquatica P, L, S P, S Sagittaria sagittifolia P P Sparganium erectum P, S Butomus umbellatus P, L, S P Ranunculus reptans P Equisetum fluviatile P P, L Sium latifolium P, L, S P L, S Solanum dulcamara S S Lythrum salicaria P, L, S S P Mentha arvensis S S Rorippa amphibia P, L, S P, L, S Myosotis palustris P, S P, S Lysimachia vulgaris P, S Lysimachia thyrsiflora S Rumex hydrolapathum P L Oenanthe aquatica P P Phalaris arundinacea P, L, S P, L, S Rumex maritimus P, S S Scirpus radicans P Polygonum amphibium P P Nuphar lutea P Nymphaea sp.
Oenanthe) are among the nine taxa of bush land breeding birds.
subnodulosus, Juncus articulatus, Leontodon saxatilis, Mentha aquatica, Oenanthe lachenalii, Pullicaria dysenterica, Teucrium scordium).
El genero Oenanthe [Apioideae, Oenantheae (Hardway et al., 2004; Downie et al., 2008)] comprende unas 40 especies presentes en zonas templadas del Hemisferio Norte, la region Indomalaya, Australia y zonas tropicales de Africa (Mabberley, 2008).
benghalensis [the Blue Jay or Indian Roller], Neophron percnopterus [the Egyptian Vulture], Necrostyctes [sic] monachus ????, Oenanthe deserti atrogularis [the Desert Wheatear], Charadrius alexandrinus [the Kentish Plover] and Burhinus oedicnemus astutus [the Persian Stone-Curlew].
17 Oenanthe aquatica (L.)Poir * Fr,R 18 Pimpinella affinis Ledeb.
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