Compositae


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Compositae

a family of herbaceous or sometimes woody plants with a range of HABITS and often with latex in the stems. The flowers are small florets grouped together into a flat inflorescence and resembling a single flower; examples are daisy, dandelion.
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Ovules and young seeds of the analyzed species maintain the structural pattern observed in Asteraceae (Compositae) (CORNER, 1976).
Cytogenetic studies of Carthamus divaricatus with eleven pairs of chromosome and its relationship to other Carthamus species (Compositae).
Participants in the trial took no other medicines and volunteers had no known allergy or sensitivity to Compositae or Grossolariaceae plants.
PHYLOGENETIC, MOLECULAR EVOLUTIONARY AND FUNCTIONAL GENOMIC STUDIES OF MARSHALLIA (COMPOSITAE) UTILIZING NEXT GENERATION SEQUENCING TECHNOLOGY.
Pyrethrins, a complex of esters extracted from flowers of Chrysanthemum cinerariefolium (Compositae), are still used to enhance commercial preparations of household insecticides (14).
Calendula, along with Arnica (also yellow, but smaller and less showy) are members of the Compositae, or aster, family, known to treat injuries.
Sidhu, "Cytological investigations on the Indian Compositae. I.
Yan, "Experimental investigation of three-dimensional four-directional braided carbon/epoxy composites," Acta Materiae Compositae Sinica, vol.