Crataegus

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Related to Crataegus species: English hawthorn, Crataegus spp
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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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Rhagoletis pomonella infests about 54 plant species in nature, but all in the Rosaceae; furthermore, 28 are Crataegus species and another 25 species are rarely infested (Yee et al.
Crataegus hawthorn, a name encompassing many Crataegus species (such as Crataegus oxyacantha and Crataegus monogyna in the West and Crataegus pinnatifida in China), has acquired the reputation in modern herbal literature as an important tonic for the cardiovascular system that is particularly useful for angina.
Schussler M, Holzl J, Fricke U (1995) Myocardial effects of flavonoids from Crataegus species.
Crataegus species, also known as Hawthorn, are medicinal plants, which have flavonoids, triterpene acids, proanthocyanidins, and organic acids as main components.