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Noun1.Loranthus - type genus of the Loranthaceae: 1 species
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Loranthaceae, Loranthaceae, mistletoe family - in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regions; attach to hosts by haustoria
Loranthus europaeus, mistletoe - shrub of central and southeastern Europe; partially parasitic on beeches, chestnuts and oaks
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Ayorinde, "Analyses of Cytotoxic and Genotoxic Potentials of Loranthus micranthus using the Allium cepa Test," Current Research Journal ofBiological Sciences, vol.
Nine herbs, namely, Chlorophora excelsa (CE; root), Strophanthus hispidus (SH; root), Picralima nitida (PN; seed), Persia americana (PA; seed), Loranthus micranthus (LM; leaf), Ceiba pentandra (CP; leaf), Synsepalum dulcificum (SD; leaf), Anthocleista djalonensis (AD; leaf), and Anacardium occidentale (AO; leaf) were collected from the field in April, 2016, through traditional healers in Isiala Mbano and Ikwuano LGAs.
Usoh, "Biochemical changes in Wistar rats on oral doses of mistletoe (Loranthus micranthus)," American Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, vol.
At first, Van Tieghem (1894) tallied 118 genera which Engler (1897a) synonymised under the genus Loranthus Jacq.
Moreover a guava infusion is more effective against low blood sugar levels if the guava tree was the host to a parasite known as African Mistletoe (Loranthus bengwensis L.) [90].
Recently, we have also found lupeol, isolated from the stem bark of Bombax ceiba (Khan et al., 2010) and its congener, dihydoxy lupeol palmitate from Loranthus micranthus to show stimulatory effects on osteoblast differentiation as assessed by ALP assay and determination of osteogenic gene expression.
Loraceaanthe Loranthus europaeus Jacq Enum stirp " " Loranthus grewinkii Boisset Buhse Myriophyllaceae Myriophyllum fabmersum L.
The more common semi-parasite was the yellow-flowered Phragmanthera capitata (Sprengel) Balle with red corolla tips (synonyms: Loranthus incanus Schumach.