Illicium


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Related to Illicium: Illicium anisatum
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Noun1.Illicium - anise trees: evergreen trees with aromatic leavesIllicium - anise trees: evergreen trees with aromatic leaves
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
family Magnoliaceae, magnolia family, Magnoliaceae - subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron, Magnolia, and Manglietia
anise tree - any of several evergreen shrubs and small trees of the genus Illicium
Illicium floridanum, purple anise - small shrubby tree with purple flowers; found in wet soils of southeastern United States
Illicium anisatum, star anise - small shrubby tree of Japan and Taiwan; flowers are not fragrant
Chinese anise, Illicium verum, star anise - small tree of China and Vietnam bearing anise-scented star-shaped fruit used in food and medicinally as a carminative
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Fumigant activity of (E)-anethole identified in Illicium verum fruit against Blattella germanica.
Most notably, Trigonella foenumgraecum (fenugreek), Foeniculum vulgare (fennel), Illicium verum (star anise) and Zingiber officinale (Ginger) have received recent research attention to complement their long, traditional history of use as herbal galactagogues.
Molecular characteristics of Illicium verum extractives to activate acquired immune response.
Anis estrellado es el pericarpo con forma de estrella del Illicium verum.
Illicium verum extract inhibits TNF-alpha- and IFN-gamma-induced expression of chemokines and cytokines in human keratinocytes.
Immunology Molecular Characteristics of JYBS Extractives from Illicium verum Biomass.
In the pharmaceutical industry, shikimic acid is derived from the Chinese star anise ( Illicium verum), an ancient cooking spice; the herb is also used in traditional Chinese medicine.
The village has a well-established community forests group and one of the key non-wood forest products from the community forests is Illicium griffithii.
Harvested just before they are ripe from the evergreen tree Illicium verum, the pretty star-shaped fruits are used to flavour sambuca, pastis and Galliano.