Gloriosa superba


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Noun1.Gloriosa superba - any plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and AsiaGloriosa superba - any plant of the genus Gloriosa of tropical Africa and Asia; a perennial herb climbing by means of tendrils at leaf tips having showy yellow to red or purple flowers; all parts are poisonous
genus Gloriosa - sometimes placed in family Colchicaceae; one species: glory lily
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
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Enzyme Inhibition Activities of the Extracts from Rhizomes of Gloriosa Superba Linn (Colchicaceae).
Background: Gloriosa superba L (glory lily, Colchicaceae) contains colchicine, and related alkaloids such as 3-O-demethylcolchicine and its glycoside colchicoside.
Of the 90 medicinal plant species used for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, the following 15 are considered rare and endangered: Aconitum heterophyllum, Angelica glauca, Paris polyphylla, Thalictrumfoliolosum, Artemisia maritima, Zanthoxylum armatum, Delphinium cashmerianum, Gloriosa superba, Nardostachys jatamansi, Rheum australe, Podophyllum hexandrum, Hippophea salicifolia, Picrorhiza kurrooa, Terminalia chebula and Saussurea costus.
Hence, the present research is carried out to manage leaf blight disease of Gloriosa superba using Pseudomonas fluorescens.
Khan H, Ali Khan M, Hussain I (2007) Enzyme inhibition activities of the extracts from rhizomes of Gloriosa superba Linn (Colchicaceae).
Plant of the Month Gloriosa superba 'Rothschildiana'
Then, the medicinal plants to get rid of that symptoms are applied such as Gloriosa superba L.
The aptly-named glory lily - or gloriosa superba to give it its Sunday name - is unusual among bulbous plants as it is a climber.