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(Plants) a flowering marsh plant of the genus Alsima, with round leaves
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Noun1.alisma - small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plantsAlisma - small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Alismataceae, family Alismataceae, water-plantain family - perennial or annual aquatic or marsh plants
Alisma plantago-aquatica, water plantain - marsh plant having clusters of small white or pinkish flowers and broad pointed or rounded leaves
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Other plants (Phalaris sp., Juncus sp., Scirpus sylvaticus, Alisma plantago-aquatica, Hippuris vulgaris), which covered 5.1 % of all ponds, were classified within a single group.
Moreover, low water was favourable for two rare, protected species: amphibious Alisma gramineum Lej.
Species which did not produce seed mass by the time of sampling included Aster spp., Verbena hastate, Alisma subcordatu, Melilotus officinalis, Mentha arvensis, Phyla lanceolate, and Penthorum sedoides.
Alisma decoction (AD) is a classical traditional Chinese formula that was first prescribed in the Eastern Han dynasty, which composed of a combination of two herbs, including Alisma and Atractylodes [64].
ALISMATACEAE (Water-plantain Family) Alisma subcordatum Raf.--SW; VP; Rare; C = 2; BSUH 19712.
Ticari bir isletmeden alinarak surekli havalandirmali tank icerisinde Su Urunleri Arastirma ve Uygulama Unitesine nakledilen yavru baliklar kapali dolasimli sisteme bagli bir tanka yerlestirilerek alisma donemi icin bir hafta sureyle ticari alabalik yemi ile beslenmistir.
Dahuang Zexie Decoction (DZD), as a Chinese herbal formula, consists of three herbs, Zexie (Alisma orientale), Baizhu (Atractylodes macrocephala), and Dahuang (Rheum palmatum).
Liu, "Optimization of ultrasound extraction of Alisma orientalis polysaccharides by response surface methodology and their antioxidant activities," Carbohydrate Polymers, vol.
Protective effects of the Alisma orientalis extract on the experimental nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Qiu et al., "Anti-proliferative activities of terpenoids isolated from Alisma orientalis and their structure-activity relationships," Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, vol.
The perennial Alisma subcordatum and annual Echinodorus berteroi dominated with I.Vs of 45.6 and 44.3, and mean covers of 26.65 and 29.25, respectively.