Polygonum


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Polygonum

genus of toxic plants in the family Polygonaceae, called collectively smartweeds. Some cause nitrate-nitrite poisoning, some cause photosensitization; includes P. aviculare (wireweed), P. convolvulus (Fallopia convolvulus), P. esculentum, P. fagopyrum (Fagopyrum sagittatum), P. hydropiper (water pepper), P. lapathifolium (Persicaria lapathifolium), P. orientale (Persicaria orientalis), P. pennsylvanicum (willow weed), P. persicaria (spotted persicaria).
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Decline to near extinction of the endangered Scotts Valley polygonum Polygonum hickmanii (Polygonaceae) in coastal central California.
Overall topical treatment with Polygonum multiflorum extract promoted hair growth by inducing anagen in telogenic hair follicles.
Plasticity and genotypic variation in photosynthetic behaviour of an early and a late successional species of Polygonum.
The epidermis of the roots of Echinodorus grandiflorus, Eichhornia azurea, Oxycaryum cubense, Sagittaria montevidensis, Polygonum ferrugineum, P.
Insects associated with mile-a-minute weed, Polygonum perfoliatum in China: a three-year-survey report, pp.
Alternatives to rice as forage bases most commonly encountered include sorghum-sudan grass hybrid or volunteer vegetation including perennial forbs such as alligator weed, Alternathera philoxeroides, smartweeds, Polygonum spp.
The readers of this journal will not find its concepts and vocabulary unfamiliar, even if they will be encountering Polygonum cuspidatum, resveratrol's most prolific plant source, for the first time.
The main ingredient of the tablets, polygonum multiflorum, is said to tone the liver and kidneys and nourish blood and is commonly offered as an alternative remedy to treat hair loss.
The largest genera were Carex (9l species) Aster (22 species) Polygonum (l9 species) and Salix (15 species).
Scotts Valley Polygonum (Polygonum hickmanii) On April 8, we listed this plant, a small annual in the buckwheat family (Polygonaceae), as endangered.
High-speed counter-current chromatography separation and purification of resveratrol and piceid from Polygonum cuspidatum.