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(Plants) See soapwort
[New Latin, from Late Latin saponarius soapy]
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Noun1.saponaria - mostly perennial Old World herbsSaponaria - mostly perennial Old World herbs  
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family - large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
bouncing Bess, bouncing Bet, hedge pink, Saponaria officinalis, soapwort - plant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised
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Every time I get a whiff of "Bouncing Bet" (aka soapwort, Saponaria officinalis) I am a little girl again sniffing one elderly neighbor's flowers--and hoping she wouldn't catch me
Contrary to our findings, in a previous study [18] it was observed that the total excretion of urinary PD (allantoin, uric acid, and xanthine+ hypoxanthine) and microbial N supply were not affected by supplementation of Quillaja saponaria saponin extract (0, 30, 60, and 90 mg/kg DMI) in Barbarine lambs.
Alcanza en su estrato arboreo los 25 m de altura y tiene especies como Sapindus saponaria L.
As early as the late 1800s, Wilson (1895) noted Daucus carota and Glechoma hederacea were very common, Meliolotus officinale and Saponaria officinale were common, and Vinca minor was becoming common.
Saponins belong to the group of glycosidic secondary metabolites, are produced by many plant species, such as Quillaya Saponaria Molina, and have been cited as a satisfactory nematode control.
INCI: Saponaria pumila callus culture extract (and) isomalt (and) lecithin (and) aqua/water
Los efectos de Yucca schidigera y Quillaja saponaria sobre el crecimiento y actividad enzimatica de camarones juveniles de Litopenaeus vannamei cultivados a baja salinidad
Ben Salem, "Effect of oral administration of Agave americana or Quillaja saponaria extracts on digestion and growth of Barbarine female lamb," Livestock Science, vol.
En este sentido, Magae (1999) menciona que la respuesta de algunos compuestos como las saponinas obtenidas de la corteza de Quillaja saponaria dependen en gran parte de las dosis e inclusive pueden tener accion sobre la formacion de anormalidades en la morfologia del estipite y pileo.