Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chloranthus - type genus of the Chloranthaceae
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Chloranthaceae, family Chloranthaceae - small family of tropical herbs and shrubs and trees
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Chloranthus has even more pronounced ray cells (Fig.
Hedyosmum es uno de los 4 generos de plantas con flores perteneciente a la familia Chloranthaceae (Ascarina, Chloranthus, Hedyosmun y Sarcandra) (Carlquist 1992).
While the average length (0.49 mm) is significantly lower compared to that of Astragalus armatus and Pituranthos chloranthus [34], Amaranthus caudatus L.
Shizukaol B (56) is a lindenane-type dimeric sesquiterpene isolated from Chloranthus henryi (Chloranthaceae).
In addition, new (ent-)abietane-type diterpenoids and norditerpenoids were isolated from Chloranthus sessilifolius plants [80].
Isofuranodiene has been also isolated from leaves of Chloranthus tianmushanensis, a traditional Chinese medicine used in the treatment of dermatological disorders [13], and from the coral Leminda millecra living in Algoa Bay, South Africa [14].
The present research is a part of a specific study carrying out in Algeria to explore the allelopathic effects of five medicinal and aromatic plants Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad, Retama retam L, Traganum nudatum Del, Pituranthos chloranthus Benth.
f AY095456 Chloranthales Chloranthaceae Chloranthus multistachys S.
One of the great ironies, he writes, "of the (tea) trade is that the bergamot-flavoured Earl Grey, now regarded as a "great tea", was originally scented with Chloranthus inconspicuous, Jasminum sambac, Gardenia florida, Murraya exotica and Aglaia odorata, as well as orange and lemon leaves.
Some teas that bear the name 'orchid' are actually flavored with chloranthus spicatus and not with the scent of an orchid.
Sarcandra has the simplest possible bisexual flowers, with one stamen adnate to the back of one carpel, whereas Chloranthus has an adnate three-lobed androecium (with only one theca on each lateral lobe) that has been variously interpreted as three fused stamens or one subdivided stamen (Swamy, 1953; Endress, 1987; Doyle et al., 2003); in both genera the flowers are borne on spikes in the axils of bracts and are insect pollinated.