Narthecium


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Narthecium

toxic plant genus in the family Liliaceae; contain steroidal saponins which cause alveld, a crystal-associated cholangiopathy and a resulting jaundice and photosensitive dermatitis; also cause nephrosis; includes N. asiaticum, N. ossifragum (bog asphodel).
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14) as depicted earlier for cuneate crystals (Behnke, 1971) and is clearly distinct from the wider spacing in the small crystals of Narthecium (see Fig.
The sieve-element plastids of Narthecium ossifragum contain cuneate crystals, as do all other taxa in the order, but also a number of smaller, not uniformly shaped crystals with a wider spacing of subunits (Figs.
villosa (HK 1973-1989), Lapageria rosea (HK 1989-895), Maranta-chloe purpurea (HK 062-76-00432), Narthecium ossifragum (Furness & Rudall 1), Smilax hispida (HK 316-1969-9240 BARR), Tacca leontopetaloides (HK 021-86-00329 BASL), Tradescantia ohiensis (HK 1983-426 GIBB).
Le developpement du sac embryonaire et le hombre des chromosomes chez la plante Narthecium scardicum Kosanin.