Solanaceae


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So·la·na·ce·ae

(sō'lă-nā'sē-ē),
A family of plants that includes the genus Solanum (nightshade) and some 84 other genera comprising 1800 species, including belladonna, the tomato, and some potato plants.

Solanaceae

[sō′lənā′si·ē]
a family of plants that includes the genus Solanum, or nightshades, with more than 1800 species, including deadly nightshade (belladonna), henbane, tomatoes, and potatoes.

Solanaceae

(sō″lă-nā′sē-ē″) [L. solanum, nightshade + -aceae]
A family of herbs, shrubs, and trees from which several important drugs such as scopolamine and belladonna are derived. Tomatoes and potatoes are members of this family.
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The Solanaceae family is characteristically ethnobotanical that is extensively utilized by humans.
1 1 Solanaceae Nicotiana glauca Graham 932 10 Total 1014 10 TABELA 2: Porcentagem de germinacao, comprimento (em centimetro) e peso da materia seca (em gramas) de plantulas de Lactuca sativa L.
Genome mapping in Capsicum and the evolution og genome structure in the Solanaceae.
Occurrence of pollen morphs in single pollen collection trips of female Euglossa nigropilosa at La Planada Nature Reserve Plant species Nest P Nest C Total Melastomataceae Tibouchina Sp1 4 4 8 Miconia Sp1 1 1 Miconia Sp2 1 1 Miconia Sp3 1 1 Miconia Sp4 1 1 Clidemia Sp1 2 3 5 Solanaceae Solanum Sp1 1 1 Solanum Sp2 1 1 Physalis Sp1 1 1 Cucurbitaceae Melothria Sp1 1 1 Total 13 8 21
pusillus, Results of Cladistic Analyses), and suggested that yet another appeared to have affinities outside of the Solanaceae (those associated with Solanites pusillus--Sections Cladistic Analysis and Methods for S.
Solanaceae family members tend toward high levels of alkaloid compounds, showing a tendency for bitterness, and, in the case of deadly nightshade, a reputation for lethal poison.
Para el genero Solanum, el protocolo de extraccion de ADN reportado en la literatura corresponde al basado en Bromuro de Cetilmetilamonio (CTAB) de Doyle y Doyle (1987) el cual se ha utilizado con buenos resultados en la extraccion de ADN de otros generos de la familia Solanaceae y tambien en especies de la familia Juncaceae (Drabkova et al.
Feliciano and Salimena (2011), studying the Solanaceae family in the same region, recorded the occurrence of 19 species of Solanum, and a high consumption of these plants by S.
Other plants also contain this phytochemical, notably those of the Nicotinia species of the Solanaceae family--including capsicums, tomatoes, potatoes and eggplants.
Plant foods in the Solanaceae family contain edible nicotine, and research has linked higher consumption of these foods with a lower incidence of Parkinson's disease (PD).
Vegetable consumption in general did not affect Parkinson's disease risk, but as consumption of edible Solanaceae increased, Parkinson's disease risk decreased, with peppers displaying the strongest association.
En la columna izquierda, se listan las 19 familias botanicas con dos o mas especies que representan el 74% de la flora registrada, de ellas Asteraceae, Poaceae, Rosaceae, Lamiaceae, Apiaceae y Solanaceae, fueron las mas numerosas y hubo 31 familias (26%) que presentaron una sola especie.