Senecio


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Senecio

(sĕ-nē'sē-ō, -shē-ō),
1. A large genus of plants (family Compositae), many species of which contain alkaloids that produce hepatic necrosis.
2. A common weed of the eastern U.S., formerly used in the treatment of amenorrhea and other menstrual irregularities.
[L. a plant, groundsel, fr. senecio, an old man]

Senecio

a widespread genus of the Asteraceae family. The genus contains more than 1200 species of which at least 25 are known to be poisonous. Some of them are listed here; the toxins are a group of pyrrolizidine alkaloids which cause seneciosis hepatic injury, and the dummy syndrome, jaundice, emaciation and photosensitization; includes S. abyssinicus, S. alpinus, S. biligulatus, S. bipinnatisectus (Australian fireweed), S. braziliensis, S. burchelii, S. cineraria (dusty miller), S. cisplatinus, S. cunninghamii, S. desfontainei, S. desiderabilis, S. erraticus, S. glabellus, S. harvieanus, S. heterotrichus, S. integerrimus, S. integrifolius (fleawort), S. isatideus (Dan's cabbage), S. jacobaea (ragwort, tansy ragwort), S. latifolius, S. lautus, S. linearifolius (S. australis, fireweed), S. longilobus (woolly groundsel), S. madagascariensis (fireweed), S. magnificus (tall yellowtop), S. moorei, S. oxyphyllus, S. plattensis, S. pterophorus (African daisy), S. quadridentatus (cotton fireweed), S. raphanifolius (gantho metho), S. retrorsus (ragwort), S. riddellii (Riddell's groundsel), S. ruwenzoriensis, S. scleratus, S. selloi, S. spartioides (broom groundsel), S. spathulatus, S. squalidus (Oxford ragwort), S. tweediei, S. vernalis, S. vulgaris (groundsel).
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El presente trabajo describe la intoxicacion por Senecio en equinos, en dos regiones de la Provincia de Salta.
Background and Aims: A study of trichome complements in Senecio section Mulgediifolii using light and scanning electron microscopy was carried out, with the aim of distinguishing characters that contribute to identify their species.
Factores que optimizan la efectividad del polvo de rafz de Senecio salignus contra el gorgojo mexicano del frijol.
Sustentado por Nassauvia sceptrum, Senecio desideratus, Sarcodraba karraikensis, Xerodraba lycopodioides, Adesmia silvestrii, Pappostipa ameghinoi var.
The majority of the taxa including Aster himalaicus, Conyza japonica, Erigeron multiradiatus, Jurinea dolomiaea and Senecio chrysanthemoides have non glandular trichomes present on adaxial sides.
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The fresh plant material of Senecio gradliflorus DC was separated in to flowers, leaves, stems and roots and the separated parts were subjected to hydrodistillation in a cleavenger type apparatus to obtain the oils in 0.
Familia Genero 2011 2012 Total Asteraceae Senecio 20 5 25 Plantaginaceae Plantago 11 - 11 Malvaceae Nototriche 9 1 10 Poaceae Calamagrostis 5 4 9 Asteraceae Werneria 5 4 9 Solanaceae Solanum 8 - 8 Fabaceae Astragalus 7 - 7 Asteraceae Perezia 4 2 6 Malvaceae Tarasa 4 2 6 Valerianaceae Valeriana 5 1 6 Asteraceae Baccharis 5 - 5 Iridaceae Sisyrinchium 2 3 5 Brassicaceae Lepidium 2 3 5 Cactaceae Cumulopuntia 3 2 5 Oxalidaceae Oxalis 3 2 5 Asteraceae Xenophyllum 1 3 4 Poaceae Poa 2 2 4 Caryophyllaceae Paronychia 2 2 4 Asteraceae Hypochaeris 4 - 4 Figura 1.
2001) que tambem registraram baixo percentual de germinacao para as sementes de Bacharis trimera (abaixo de 20%); Eupatorium laevigatum (30%); Mikania cordifolia (30%); Senecio oxyphyllus (40%) e Trixis praestens (20%), da familia Asteraceae.
Ingredients * 6 avalanche roses * 12 stems salal * 3 stems eucalyptus * 2 stems senecio * 2 stems silver grevillea Flower cost: pounds 17-pounds 24
More than 50 years after the eruption of Paricutin Volcano ended, most arenales have developed scattered vegetation consisting of isolated patches of a single or few individuals of any of three species of shrubs: Eupatarium glabratum, Senecio stoechadiformis, and Senecio salignus, together with [less than or equal to] 46 herbaceous species (Lindig-Cisneros et al.
Clear preferences were found, being Senecio filaginoides and Lycium chilense the most preferred items, and Sporobolus rigens and Atriplex lampa the less preferred, and Schinus johnstonii and Grindelia chiloensis, intermediate.