Mikania scandens

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Noun1.Mikania scandens - herb of tropical America having vanilla-scented flowersMikania scandens - herb of tropical America having vanilla-scented flowers; climbs up trees
genus Mikania, Mikania - large genus of evergreen lianas of tropical America
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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The hepatoprotective activity of Mikania scandens has been reported against alcohol induced hepatotoxicity in rats (Maity et al, 2012), a plant advised to be orally taken by the practitioners to maintain a healthy liver.
Nutritive values of Mikania scandens and Erythrina indica in Black Bengal goats.
Intermingled in the understory are the following frequently encountered vines and herbs: Acmella oppositifolia (oppositeleaf spotfiower), Boehmeria cylindrica (smalispike false nettle), Brunnichia ovata (American buckwheatvine), Justicia ovata (looseflower waterwillow), Leersia lenticularis (catchfly grass), Leersia oryzoides (rice cutgrass), Lycopus rubellus (taperleaf waterhorehound), Mikania scandens (climbing hempvine), Pilea pumila (Canadian clearweed), Pluchea camp horata (cam phor pluchea), Saururus cernuus (lizards tail), Triadenum walteri (greater marsh St.