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Equisetum

any pteridophyte plant of the genus Equisetum, comprising the horsetails. The plant is herbaceous, has rhizomes and a vertical stem with whorls of scale leaves, and is often found growing in water and damp conditions. It is the last living representative of the order Equisetales, members of which, during the time of the dinosaurs, grew as high as trees and were probably a major food source.

Equisetum

genus of the fern ally family Equisetaceae. These plants have a high content of thiaminase, and horses which eat a lot of them, usually in their hay, develop thiamin deficiency. This is characterized by incoordination, falling, bradycardia and severe cardiac irregularity. Response to treatment with thiamin is rapid and complete.
Includes E. arvense, E. hyemale, E. laevigatum, E. limosum, E. palustre, E. ramosissimum. Called also horsetails, foxtails, marestails.
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The requirement for silicon has been shown for Equisetum arvense (Chen & Lewin, 1969) and for E.
Equisetum arvense, the source of EVI-4, contains flavonoids such as ornitin, kaempferol-3-O-glucoside and quercetin-3-O-glucoside, and sterols such as [beta]-sitosterol and campesterol, which contribute to anti-inflammatory activities (Do Monte et al.
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Como se puede apreciar en Tabla 3 cuando la Beilschmiedio-Crinodendretum pataguae tiene opciones de desarrollarse como claro bosque de ribera sobre suelos hidromorfos y con materiales finos de deposito aluvial, ademas de arboles y lianas trepadoras suele llevar arbustos higrofilos acompanantes (como Luma chequen, Aristotelia chilensis, incluso Otholobium glandulosum) y especies herbaceas de similares apetencias ecologicas como Equisetum bogotense, Blechnum hastatum o los helofitos Scirpus asper, Juncus cyperoides o Carex excelsa.
Ontogeny of strobili, sporangia development and sporogenesis in Equisetum giganteum (Equisetaceae) from the Colombian Andes.
Arbuscular mycorrhizas and dark septate fungi in Lycopodium paniculatum (Lycopodiaceae) and Equisetum bogotense (Equisetaceae) in a Valdivian temperate forest of Patagonia, Argentina.
holosericea (hoary nettle), Stachys rigida (hedge-nettle), Equisetum laevigatum (horse-tail), Achillea millefolium (yarrow) and, on the drier edges, Rumex californicus (willow dock), Potentilla species (cinquefoil), Artemisia dracunculus (tarragon), Luzula comosa (hairy wood-rush), and other grasses and sedges.
Speaking of prehistoric I recently spotted the dreaded horsetail Equisetum Arvense looking rather bewitching, sparkling in dew at the edge of a bog garden.
2 Ratibida pinnata Elymus canadensis Rudbeckia fulgida Ely mus repens * Rudbeckia hirta Elymus virginicus Rumex crispus * Equisetum arvense Schizachyrium scoparium Equisetum hyemale Setaria faberi affine Equisetum Solanum ptycanthum laevigatum Eragrostis Solidago canadensis pectinacea Eragrostis sp.
Equisetum ramosissimum, a genus of Equisetaceae, is a medicinal plant administered to treat hemorrhage, urethritis, jaundice, and hepatitis [11].