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Noun1.Actaea - baneberryActaea - baneberry        
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
cohosh, herb Christopher, baneberry - a plant of the genus Actaea having acrid poisonous berries
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There were Glauce, Thalia and Cymodoce, Nesaia, Speo, Thoe and dark-eyed Halie, Cymothoe, Actaea and Limnorea, Melite, Iaera, Amphithoe and Agave, Doto and Proto, Pherusa and Dynamene, Dexamene, Amphinome and Callianeira, Doris, Panope, and the famous sea-nymph Galatea, Nemertes, Apseudes and Callianassa.
The overharvesting of some plants, such as Echinacea angnstifolia, goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), black cohosh (Actaea racemosa), and American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) has landed these and other herbs on the United Plant Savers "At risk" list.
This paper proposes a review of some of the available evidence published in the literature on the herbs Bilberry fruit (Vaccinium myrtillus), Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa), Bladderwrack (Fvicus vesiculosus) and St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum).
1 Eye-poppers When you see the spooky white berries with a single black spot emerging from red stems, you can understand why this sinister-looking plant is nicknamed the Doll's Eye (Actaea pachypoda).
Kumar, "Antidepressant activity evaluation of Actaea spicata L.
Preparations of black cohosh root (Actaea racemosa [Nutt.] L.), Goldenseal root (Hydrastis canadensis L.), and Chaste tree fruits (Vitex agnuscastus L.) are listed in the U.
Daffodils Narcissus 'Actaea', PS8.95 for 15 bulbs The fanciest of the daffs grows easily in most British soil types: chalky, sandy, fertile, clay, or neutral, whether they're in full sun or part shade.
Another curiously hazy effect can be created planting the feathery plumes of Actaea amid clouds of small daisy-like flowers of Aster turbinellus.
saccharum Sugar maple Actaea pachypoda Doll's-eyes Aesculus glabra Ohio buckeye Ageratina altissima White snakeroot AILANTHUS ALTISSIMA * Tree-of-heaven ALLIARIA PETIOLATA * Garlic mustard Allium tricoccum v.
Also a shade-lover, black cohosh (Actaea racemosa, Zones 3 to 9) naturalizes readily, and is in all ways an easy keeper.
In this research, leaves plants such as Magnolia grandiflora, Geranium, Aloe ,AoTingtinkie' leaves broth, Actaea racemosa (black cohosh), and Eucalyptus angophoroides extracts were used as reducing agents to produce nanoparticles.