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Noun1.Brunfelsia - genus of tropical American shrubs grown for their flowers followed by fleshy berrylike fruits
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
Brunfelsia americana, lady-of-the-night - West Indian shrub with fragrant showy yellowish-white flowers
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Among them, Brunfelsia granoifolra has been known to have anti-aging effect on skin (Masaki 2010).
Acidocroton trichophyllus (Euphorbiaceae), Brunfelsia portoricensis (Solanaceae), Synapsis ilicifolia (Bignoniaceae), and Zanthoxylum ekmanii (Rutaceae)] were not informative for our research as these studies had the endemic species as outgroups or to test particular phylogenetic methods or to investigate the utility of DNA barcode markers in floristic studies (Appendix S3).
He watches her from the bay windows; in the six weeks since they left Miami, she has spent every morning planting tropical shrubs: brunfelsia and tree ferns and lancepods and orange blossoms.
One genus, Brunfelsia chiricaspi is found in the Western Amazon of Colombia.
Other plants are added to the mixture depending on the tribal customs and region, including chiricsanango, or Brunfelsia grandifolia; sacha ajo, or Mansoa alliacea; limon, or Citrus limon, and others.
In addition to the top 10 plant poisonings, VPI received claims for ingestion of the following plants or plant products: delphinium, crocus bulbs, hemlock, rhododendrons, gladiolus, tea tree oil, poison ivy, nightshade, tobacco, poinsettia, oleander, brunfelsia, hibiscus, almonds, scarlet pimpernel, potpourri and kalanchoe.
Brunfelsia and Brugmansia may sound like the names of fairytale twins -- or siblings to the cruel Queen Brunhilda.