Galanthus nivalis


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Galanthus nivalis

European plant in the family Liliaceae; bulbs cause salivation, vomiting and diarrhea. Called also snowdrop.
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Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA)-related lectins, a widely studied plant lectin superfamily with mannose-binding specificity, have been drawn a rising attention in light of numerous investigations concerning the correlation between their carbohydrate-binding and anti-tumor activities (Barre et al.
Along with the prototype inhibitor of AChE physostigmine, obtained from the plant Physostigma venenosum, other molecules with highly significant anti-cholinesterase activity are huper-zine-A, galantamine, [alpha]-viniferin and ursolic acid obtained from Huperzia serrata, Galanthus nivalis and Narcissus sp.
We have the classic singleflowered Galanthus nivalis, which will give you simple good looks and a sweet scent of honey.
The single flowering snowdrop Galanthus nivalis is commonly found in fields and woodland across Britain from late January to February.
1 GALANTHUS NIVALIS (SNOWDROP): A real classic - their teardrop-like white flowers nod gently in the breeze.
We think of the common snowdrop, galanthus nivalis, as a wild flower, although it was probably introduced from mainland Europe many centuries ago.
Robust Single-flowered Galanthus nivalis will give you simple good looks and a sweet scent of honey.
However, we can guarantee that, as soon as the snow starts to melt, our faithful snowdrop, Galanthus nivalis, will show itself in all it winter glory.
Whether you choose the classic Galanthus nivalis (the simple, single snowdrop), the double form (FlorePleno) or the rather rarer forms, you should get a good show.