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Noun1.Celastrus - genus of woody vines and erect shrubs (type genus of the Celastraceae) that is native chiefly to Asia and Australia: includes bittersweetCelastrus - genus of woody vines and erect shrubs (type genus of the Celastraceae) that is native chiefly to Asia and Australia: includes bittersweet
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Celastraceae, family Celastraceae, spindle-tree family, staff-tree family - trees and shrubs and woody vines usually having bright-colored fruits
staff tree - any small tree or twining shrub of the genus Celastrus
Celastrus scandens, climbing bittersweet, false bittersweet, shrubby bittersweet, staff vine, waxwork, American bittersweet, bittersweet - twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
Celastric articulatus, Celastrus orbiculatus, Japan bittersweet, Japanese bittersweet, oriental bittersweet - ornamental Asiatic vine with showy orange-yellow fruit with a scarlet aril; naturalized in North America
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Celastraceae Celastrus Oriental Norden 1984 orbiculatus bittersweet Thunb.
2010), in hypercholesterolemic rats treated with aqueous extract of Celastrus particulars, showing increased synthesis of bile acids and fecal cholesterol.
The six tribal communities, namely, Malappandaran, Urali, Maya-arayan, Ulladan, Malavedan, and Malakurava of Pathanamthitta district, Kerala, India use several plant species like Asparagus racemosus, Celastrus paniculatus, Elaeagnus conferta, Flemingia strobilifera, Gouania microcarpa, Helicteres isora, Kunstleria keralensis, Myristica malabarica, and Sphenodesme involucrata for treatment of body pain [9].
fruits contained high levels of anthocyanins and other phenolics, whereas fruits from mu[tiflora rose (Rosa multiflora), Asiatic bittersweet ( Celastrus obiculatus), and winterberry (llex verticillata) contained virtually none of these antioxidants.
The formulation also contains Celastrus paniculata, Bacopa monnieri, Convolvulus pluricaulis, Withania somnifera and Centella asiatica.
Villars X CELASTRACEAE (Bittersweet Family) Celastrus scandens L.
In a study of the effect of temperate Celastrus and Vitis vines on young tree growth, Lutz (1943) observed the constriction of organic solute transport above the vine stem or tendril.
Half strength MS medium without growth regulators induced more roots compared to full strength MS in Gladiolus hybridus [17] and in Celastrus paniculatus [18].
5 -- -- sedge) * Carex rugosperma (low sand sedge) * -- -- -- Carex siccata (dry spike sedge) * (E) -- -- -- Carex swanii (swan's sedge) * -- -- -- Ceanothus americanus (New Jersey tea) * -- -- -- Celastrus scandens (American -- -- -- bittersweet) * Chrysanthemum leucanthemum -- -- -- (ox-eye daisy) Circaea lutetiana var.
The most aggressive non-native taxa, Alliaria petiolata, Celastrus orbiculatus, Lonicera japonica, Lythrum salicaria, Microstegium vimineum, and Rosa multiflora may shade and/or smother and out compete native vascular plant species at the park.
The forest consists predominately of hackberry Celtis occidentalis, red oak Quercus rubra and red cedar Juniperus virginiana under 20 m, with bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus, greenbrier Smilax sp.