Rhamnus


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Rhamnus

(ram'nŭs),
A genus of shrubs and trees (family Rhamnaceae). The bark and berries of Rhamnus cathartica are cathartic; Rhamnus frangula is the source of frangula; Rhamnus purshiana is the source of cascara sagrada.
[G. rhamnos]

Rhamnus

/Rham·nus/ (ram´nus) [L.] a genus of trees and shrubs often having a cathartic bark and fruit. R. purshia´na D.C. is the source of cascara sagrada.

Rhamnus

a genus of small trees in the family Rhamnaceae all of which contain glycosides from which anthraquinone, a purgative, can be prepared. Includes R. cathartica (buckthorn), R. frangula (Frangula alnus, alder buckthorn), R. purshiana (buckthorn).
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the hannon team will surely have been doing plenty of stalls drills and rhamnus is not one to give up on yet.
Cordoncillo Arbol 12 RHAMNACEAE Rhamnus sphaerosperma Alisillo Arbol 1 Swartz ROSACEAE Hesperomeles lanuginosa Kike colorado Arbusto 1 (R.
E T * 101 Pouteria salicifolia N T * 102 Rhamnus catharticus E T * 103 Scirpus giganteus N GH * 104 Setaria onurus N GH * 19 especies sin determinar Richness: 66 78 61 SPECIES CA C.
The Loup River site has naturalized species such as Rhamnus cathartica, buckthorn; Convallaria majalis, lily-of-the-valley; and Lonicera tatarica, which are common there but not at the Witchey's Island site.
42) This identification of Rhamnus with Eros is strengthened by the fact that Antony urges Eros to "Draw that thy honest Sword, which thou hast worne / Most vsefull for thy Country" (4.
a e 3 Dipterygium glaucum 4 Fagonia Arabica 5 Fagonia indica 6 Phyllanthus maderaspatensis 7 Haplophyllum tuberculatum 8 Ziziphus mucronata 9 Rhamnus disperma 10 Cissus quadrangularis 11 Hammada elegans 12 Aerva javanica 13 Acacia ehrenbergiana 14 Acacia tortilis 15 Casia italica 16 Lygos raetam 17 Tephrosia apollinea 18 Calotropis procera 19 Withania somnifera 20 Heliotropium lignosum 21 Heliotropium cinerascens 22 Centauria schimperi 23 Echinops spinosissimus 24 Echinops husoni 25 Pulicaria orientalis 26 Rhanterium epapposum 27 Panicum turgidum Monocots s 28 Phoenex dactilifera No.
Common buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica, which bears distasteful and toxic fruit, differs in the presence of thorns and in that its fruits each contain three to four seeds.
Rhamnus frangula, Populus tremula, Juniperus communis, and Sorbus aucuparia.