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Related to Dipsacus: teasel, Dipsacus sativus
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Noun1.Dipsacus - type genus of the Dipsacaceae: teasel
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Dipsacaceae, family Dipsacaceae - chiefly southern European herbs with flowers usually in dense cymose heads
teasel, teasle, teazel - any of several herbs of the genus Dipsacus native to the Old World having flower heads surrounded by spiny bracts
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Some variations useful to him have probably arisen suddenly, or by one step; many botanists, for instance, believe that the fuller's teazle, with its hooks, which cannot be rivalled by any mechanical contrivance, is only a variety of the wild Dipsacus; and this amount of change may have suddenly arisen in a seedling.
Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) saplings and invasive species including Russian olive (Elaeagnus angastifolia), common teasel (Dipsacus fullonum), and Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) also were present in the enclosures.
(Apiaceae) y representantes de diversas familias como Cyperus eragrostis Lam., Centaurium pulchellum (Sw.) Druce, Anagallis arvensis L., Dipsacus fullonum L., Oxypetalum solanoides Hook.
Don) Sprengcl Dipsacaceae Dipsacus japonicus Miquel.
Yang, "The herbal medicine Dipsacus asper wall extract reduces the cognitive deficits and overexpression of beta-amyloid protein induced by aluminum exposure," Life Sciences, vol.
If you are brave you could introduce some Teasel Dipsacus Fullonum 1-2.5 meters tall, although it's a thug, it's well worth the effort of weeding out unwanted seedlings just to see a flock of excited goldfinches feasting on the seeds in the dead of winter.
Procoagulant and prothrombotic effects of the herbal medicine, Dipsacus asper and its active ingredient, dipsacus saponin C, on human platelets.
Other herbaceous taxa from pseudomaquis samples include moderate amounts of nitrophilous elements suchs as Aster, Cardueae, Cichorioideae, Dipsacus fullonum, Rumex acetosella, Plantago lanceolata and Urtica dioica, as well as spores of some coprophilous non-pollen palynomorphs such as Coniochaeta, Riccia, Sordaria (maximum of 11%) and Sporormiella (Figure 4).
Chen et al in 2013 extracted water-soluble polysaccharide from roots of Dipsacus asperoides and showed that extracted polysaccharide inhibited osteosarcoma cell proliferation in a dose dependent manner with loss of mitochondrial potential and ROS accumulation that make it appropriate candidate against osteosarcoma (24).
Just to complicate matters, there is more than one type of teasel around, including a native one by the name of dipsacus sylvestris and the one which concerns us here, known as dipsacus sativus.