Crataegus


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Related to Crataegus: Crataegus oxyacantha, Passiflora
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Noun1.Crataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthornCrataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
haw, hawthorn - a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
Crataegus apiifolia, Crataegus marshallii, parsley haw, parsley-leaved thorn - southern United States hawthorn with pinnately lobed leaves
Crataegus biltmoreana, scarlet haw - common shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having few thorns and white flowers in corymbs followed by bright orange-red berries
Crataegus calpodendron, Crataegus tomentosa, pear haw, pear hawthorn, blackthorn - erect and almost thornless American hawthorn with somewhat pear-shaped berries
cockspur hawthorn, cockspur thorn, Crataegus crus-galli - eastern United States hawthorn with long straight thorns
Crataegus aestivalis, mayhaw, summer haw - hawthorn of southern United States bearing a juicy, acidic, scarlet fruit that is often used in jellies or preserves
Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus oxycantha, whitethorn, English hawthorn, may - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus monogyna, English hawthorn - European hawthorn having deeply cleft leaves and bright red fruits; widely cultivated in many varieties and often grown as impenetrable hedges; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus coccinea mollis, Crataegus mollis, downy haw, red haw - American red-fruited hawthorn with stems and leaves densely covered with short woolly hairs
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In a distant glade I have made a spring garden round an oak tree that stands alone in the sun--groups of crocuses, daffodils, narcissus, hyacinths, and tulips, among such flowering shrubs and trees as Pirus Malus spectabilis, floribunda, and coronaria; Prunus Juliana, Mahaleb, serotina, triloba, and Pissardi; Cydonias and Weigelias in every colour, and several kinds of Crataegus and other May lovelinesses.
Incluye a Crataegus mexicana (tejocote, Rosaceae), Prunus serotina (capulin, Rosaceae), Persea americana (aguacate, Lauraceae) y Psidium guajava (guayaba, Myrtaceae), donde recalca la importancia de ampliar este tipo de estudios que den informacion biologica y ecologica que permitan fomentar plantaciones y hacer un uso racional de las especies.
Think about planting native shrubs and trees such as Acer campestre (Field Maple), Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn), Ilex aquifolium (English Holly), Malus prunifolia (Crab apple), Euonymus europaeus (Spindle), Rosa rugosa, Viburnum opulus (Guelder rose) and the non-native Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' (Butterfly bush).
At several time points in the 2-year study, the extract made from the Crataegus tree appeared to improve cardiac mortality; however, this was a secondary end point and was not a potent enough indicator to broadly suggest the extract was beneficial over and above standard medications for heart failure, said Dr.
And try the herbal remedy Crataegus - five drops, twice daily.
Frequently used for long periods in material doses or low potencies, Crataegus has a strong reputation as a cardiac tonic and is very useful in helping to control hypertension.
Crataegus x lavalleei 'carrierei' has orange-red fruits amid its glossy dark green leaves.
In most herbal reference texts, hawthorn extract (Crataegus monogyna or Crataegus laevigata) is recommended as an oral treatment option for chronic heart failure.
The two species used most frequently for the development of standardized extracts are Crataegus laevigata (synonym: Crataegus oxyacantha) and Crataegus monogyna.
Also, you stated that Crataegus was a good heart tonic.
Common Name Scientific Name Box elder Acer negundo Chittamwood Bumelia lanuginosa Pecan Carya illinoensis Sugar hackberry Celtis laevigata American hackberry Celtis occidentalis Rough-leaf dogwood Cornus drummondii Hawthorn Crataegus spp.