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(Botany) a plant from the genus Epilobium, such as willow-herb
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Noun1.epilobium - large widely distributed genus of herbs and subshrubs of especially western North America and Arctic areasEpilobium - large widely distributed genus of herbs and subshrubs of especially western North America and Arctic areas
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
evening-primrose family, family Onagraceae, Onagraceae - a large and widely distributed family of plants of the order Myrtales
willowherb - a plant of the genus Epilobium having pink or yellow flowers and seeds with silky hairs
Epilobium angustifolium, fireweed, giant willowherb, rosebay willowherb, wickup - tall North American perennial with creeping rootstocks and narrow leaves and spikes of pinkish-purple flowers occurring in great abundance in burned-over areas or recent clearings; an important honey plant
California fuchsia, Epilobium canum canum, humming bird's trumpet, Zauschneria californica - shrublet of southwestern United States to Mexico having brilliant scarlet flowers
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& H x Gilg) Weigend Malvaceae Nototriche pinnata (Cav.) H x Hill Onagraceae Epilobium denticulatum H x x x Ruiz & Pav.
En este trabajo se menciona por primera vez a Epilobium hirsutum L.
Effects of inflorescence size on pollination in Epilobium angustifolium.
Semillas pilosas en un extremo, sepalos erectos, estigmas normalmente humedos Epilobium AA.
Tita, "Characterization of the effect of Epilobium extracts on human cell proliferation," Pharmacology, vol.
Dominant plants at this location were Epilobium ciliatum (willow-herb), Erigeron [Conyza] canadensis (horseweed), and Juncus spp.
Los extractos acuosos estandarizados de Epilobium angustifolium L., E.
Herbaceous plants which only occurred on the islands include Abutilon theophrasti, Amaranthus hybridus, Asclepias incarnata, Chaenorhinum minus, Croton monanthogynus, Eclipta prostrata, Epilobium coloratum, Eutrochium maculatum, Lycopus uniflorus, Persicaria lapathifolia, P.
Oenothein B isolated from Epilobium angustifolium, which is a dimeric macrocydic ellagitannins was proven to inhibit hyaluronidase and elastase activity as well as was being able to inhibit the production or secretion of some pro-inflammatory cytokines in in vitro studies (Kiss et al.
Wagner & Hoch miniature suncup Epilobium campestre (Jeps.) Hoch & W.L.
Many wetland plants including species such as Crassula helmsii, Elatine gratioloides, Lythrum hyssopifolium, Juncus bufonius and Isolepis, other Juncus and Epilobium species fill the ecological niche of colonisers, and rapidly colonise bare areas that may otherwise be invaded by undesirable weeds.
Origins gives a shout out to Epilobium angustifolium, also known as Willowherb or fireweed-- right on the pack.