Menispermum


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menispermum

(ˌmɛnɪˈspɜːməm)
n
(Plants) any of several tropical climbing plants of the genus Menispermum of the family Menispermaceae
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Noun1.menispermum - climbing herbsMenispermum - climbing herbs      
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
family Menispermaceae, Menispermaceae, moonseed family - herbaceous or woody climbers
Canada moonseed, common moonseed, Menispermum canadense, yellow parilla - a woody vine of eastern North America having large oval leaves and small white flowers and purple to blue-black fruits
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Phenolic alkaloids from Menispermum dauricum has been shown to demonstrate a protective effect against myocardial cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury in rabbits (Wang, F., 2005).
vitacea, woodbine; Smilax hispida, green briar; Toxicodendron radicans, poison ivy; Menispermum canadense, moonseed; and Vitis riparia, riverbank grape.
Moonseed (Menispermum canadense) All parts of plants poisonous particularly the berries.
Jul 1838.--Type: Menispermum L.; Menispermaceae Juss., 1789.
prasina, Menispermum canadense, Panax quinquefolius, and Sprianthes ovalis.
0.45 LR 1950s Solidago gigantea 0.7 Teucrium canadense * 0.7 Menispermum canadense * 0.6 Zanthoxylum americanum (a) 0.6 Helianthus sp.
MENISPERMACEAE (Moonseed Family) Menispermum canadense L.--CW, SW; MWL; Common; C = 3; BSUH 19670.