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Noun1.Cacalia - genus of tall smooth herbs of forested mountains of Europe and Asia minor; in some classifications includes many plants usually placed in genus Emilia
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Indian plantain - any of various plants of the genus Cacalia having leaves resembling those of plantain
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This eremophylane-type sesquiterpene, also known as dihydrokaranone, was previously isolated from Senecio species, Cacalia hastata methanolic extract, and agarwood (17).
Insecticidal and cytotoxic activities of extracts of Cacalia tangutica and its two active ingredients against Musca domestica and Aedes albopictus.
Rob.; SYN: Cacalia atriplicifolia L.; Pale Indian Plantain; Wooded ravine in preserve woods above fen; Rare but locally abundant; C = 6: BSUH 16770, 16788.
terebinthicaceum, Mesadenia tuberosa [= Cacalia or Arnoglossum plantagineum], and Polytaenia nuttallii (the last three seen only once, and therefore not listed), are reminders of the prairie conditions that once existed in this region." Several early, colorful accounts also indicate that wild strawberries (Fragaria virginiana) were locally abundant in the prairie, presumably proliferating after burning, grazing, cropping or other disturbance (e.g., De Montigny 1736, quoted in Rostlund, 1957; Romans 1775, Bartram 1791).
The bisabolane sesquiterpenoid endoperoxide, 3,6-epidioxy-1,10-bisaboladiene, isolated from Cacalia delphiniifolia inhibits the growth of human cancer cells and induces apoptosis.
SC/NM 1 N A W F Bidens vulgatus Greene SC/NM 1 N A W F Cacalia plantaginea (Raf.) Shinners SC/NM 7 N P U Su Carduus nutans L.