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(Plants) any plant of the annual or perennial Eurasian genus Iberis, 12 to 25 cm (6–12 in.) in height, with white or purple flowers. I. amara and I. umbellata are the garden candytuft Family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
[New Latin, from Iberia Spain, where many species are common]
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Noun1.iberis - Old World herbs and subshrubs: candytuftIberis - Old World herbs and subshrubs: candytuft
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
candytuft - any of various flowering plants of the genus Iberis cultivated for their showy clusters of white to red or purple flowers; native to Mediterranean region
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Candytuft, or Iberis sempervirens, shows off small, bright white flowers in spring.
The pollen morphologies of Brassica campestris L., Coronopus didymus (L.) Smith., Eruca sativa L., Farsetia hamiltonii Royle., Iberis amara L., Lepidium sativum L., Raphanus sativus L., Sisymbrium irio L.
-- -- -- -- x Taxa Artemisia granatensis -- -- -- x x Festuca frigida -- -- -- x x Ranunculus alismoides -- -- -- x x Trisetum glaciale -- -- -- x x Iberis embergeri -- -- -- x x Pedicularis verticillata subsp.
It grows to 60cm and includes 14 species, including Nigella Damascena Miss Jekyll, Linum grandiflorum Rubrum, Iberis Umbellata and Silene Armeria Electra.
Las zonas peridotiticas destacan por la abundancia en especies endemicas, muchas de ellas exclusivas de este tipo de roca, tales como Staehelina baetica, Iberis fontqueri, Alyssum serpyllifolium subsp.
Souchard et al., "An antioxidant sinapic acid ester isolated from Iberis amaral' Fitoterapia, vol.
STW 5 and is a fixed herbal combination of a fresh plant extract from bitter candytuft (Iberis amara) and extracts from dried greater celandine herb, angelica root, lemon balm leaves, peppermint leaves, caraway fruit, liquorice root, chamomile flower and milk thistle fruit (Wegener and Wagner 2006).
STW5, commercially known as Iberogast (Steigerwald Arzneimittelwerk GmbH, Germany) is a well-researched herbal preparation that consists of 50% (v/v) hydroethanolic fresh plant extract of Iberis amara whole plant, and 30% hydroethanolic extracts of Melissa officinalis, Matricaria chamomilla, Carum carvi, Mentha piperita, Angelica archangelica, Silybum marianum, Chelidonium majus and Glycyrrhyiza glabra.
(105) This formula includes alcoholic extracts of Iberis amara totalis recens, Angelicae radix, Cardui mariae fructus, Chelidonii herba, Liquiritiae radix, Matricariae flos, Melissae folium, Carvi fructus, and Menthae piperitae folium.
Effects of Iberis umbellate (Brassicaceae) on insect pests of cabbage and on potential biological control agents.