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Noun1.Amaryllidaceae - snowdropAmaryllidaceae - snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Liliales, order Liliales - an order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
amaryllis - bulbous plant having showy white to reddish flowers
genus Amaryllis - type genus of the Amaryllidaceae; bulbous flowering plants of southern Africa
Bomarea, genus Bomarea - large genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae especially subfamily Alstroemeriaceae
genus Haemanthus, Haemanthus - genus of African deciduous or evergreen bulbous herbs: blood lilies
genus Hippeastrum - bulbous flowering plants of tropical America
genus Narcissus - Old World perennial bulbous herbs
genus Strekelia, Strekelia - a monocotyledonous genus of the amaryllis family
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Acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity of some Amaryllidaceae alkaloids and Narcissus extracts.
Galanthamine, an important alkaloid isolated from the Amaryllidaceae family, is approved for the pharmacological treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and acts by inhibiting the acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity.
Galantamine for example is an alkaloid derivative isolated from members of the Amaryllidaceae family which proved to exhibit behavioral benefits (for a contemporary meta-analysis see Tan et al.
Onion originated from Western Asia (Iran) and hails from Amaryllidaceae family and its botanical name was Allium Cepa.
Alfred Bader Award for his work on the development of enantioselective synthetic methods, bacterial dioxygenase-mediated degradation of aromatics, design and synthesis of fluorinated inhalation anesthetic agents, synthesis of morphine and amaryllidaceae alkaloids and their medicinally useful derivatives, and design of unnatural oligo-saccharide conjugates with new molecular properties.
APPENDIX Aboriginal plant names in north-eastern Arnhem Land Botanical family Botanical name Uses FERNS Blechnaceae Blechnum indicum food Hemianthtidaceae Platyzoma microphyllum -- Sinopteridaceae Cheilanthes tenuifolia -- CYCADS Cycadaceae Cycas armstrongii food GYMNOSPERMS Cupressaceae Callitris intratropica tools MONOCOTYLEDONS Amaryllidaceae Calostemma sp.
Important families: Liliaceae, Amaryllidaceae, Alliaceae.
1 -- 3 -- color) Simple touches such as candles, below, or festive flowers (Hippeastrum amaryllidaceae `Susan,' right) can augment more-ambitious holiday decorations such as slipcovers on the dining room chairs, bottom.
The genus Narcissus comprises bulbous plants of the Northern Hemisphere belonging to the Amaryllidaceae family, consisting of about 63 species and many subspecific taxa and natural hybrids [10,11].