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(Plants) any shrub of the berberidaceous genus Berberis. See barberry
[C19: from Medieval Latin, of unknown origin]
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Noun1.berberis - large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old WorldsBerberis - large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
barberry - any of numerous plants of the genus Berberis having prickly stems and yellow flowers followed by small red berries
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Most of us are familiar with the ubiquitous Berberis darwinii which has small dark green leaves and a profusion of bright orange flowers in spring.
Roses, pyracantha and berberis could all be used to stop bandits breaking in, according to the force, who say the prickly thorns could make burglars think twice.
Hypothesis: This study evaluated the vasoactive properties of a Berberis orthobotrys root extract and its fractions, and investigated the role of the endothelium and the underlying mechanism.
Although, berberine is phototoxic [12] but Berberis aristata extract found safe with LD50greater than 5000 mg/kg body weight in mice [13] which is in accordance to this research in which it showed higher LC50.
The major chemical constituents of the fruits of Berberis integerrima (barberry), of the Berberidaceae family, include coumarin, ascorbic acid, berberine, caffeic acid, [beta]-carotene, flavonoids, malic acid, palmatine, carbohydrates, tannin, and ursolic acid.
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There is holly, mahonia and berberis and, much to my consternation, the Prunus padus is regrowing from its roots
Privet is widely used because it's durable, so is box, while Escallonia and Berberis darwinii are more colourful as well as being evergreen.
According to details, a second best poster prize was given to Microbiology Department whose two students Ajmal Shah and Kanwal presented their work on Berberis lycium: Solution to fight against urolithiasis and worms infestation in humans completed under the guidance of publicly renowned microbiologist Sikandar K.
Hence, the present study was designed to investigate the effect of Berberis integerrima fruit consumption on electrocardiogram parameters of rat.
First up is Berberis, a large family of evergreen and deciduous shrubs that has spectacular foliage and flowers - and sharp thorny shoots.
Berberis vulgaris fruits are essential components of human nutrition.