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po·lyg·a·la

 (pə-lĭg′ə-lə)
n.

[New Latin Polygala, genus name, from Greek polugalon, milkwort : polu-, poly- + gala, milk; see melg- in Indo-European roots.]

polygala

(pəˈlɪɡələ)
n
(Plants) any herbaceous plant or small shrub of the polygalaceous genus Polygala. See also milkwort
[C18: New Latin, from Greek polugalon, from poly- + gala milk]

milk•wort

(ˈmɪlkˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)

n.
any of numerous plants or shrubs of the genus Polygala, having flowers with winged petals.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polygala - type genus of the Polygalaceae: milkwortPolygala - type genus of the Polygalaceae: milkwort; senega; snakeroot
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Polygalaceae, milkwort family, Polygalaceae - trees, shrubs, and herbs widely distributed throughout both hemispheres
milkwort - any of various plants of the genus Polygala
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A broad variety of plant extract are used for the biosynthesis of ZnO NPs such as the leaf of Azadirachta indica (L.) [23], Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) [24], Plectranthus amboinicus [25], Andrographis paniculata [26], Aloe barbadensis [27,28], the peel of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L) [29], the root extract of Polygala tenuifolia [30], the rhizome extract of Zingiber officinale [31], the flower extract of Trifolium pratense [32], Jacaranda mimosifolia [33], the seeds of Physalis alkekengi L [34], and so on.
Lemos et al., "Role of gastric mucus secretion, oxinitrergic system and sulfhydryl groups on the gastroprotection elicited by Polygala cyparissias (Polygalaceae) in mice," Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, vol.
Meyer), hoelen (Wolf Poria cocos, Schw), polygala (Polygala tenuifolia Willd), and Acorus (Acorus tatarinowii Schott) in a ratio of 3:3:2:2.
Polygala turcica (Polygalaceae), a new species from E Turkey, and a new identification key to Turkish Polygala.
peltata Hance 59 Polygalaceae Polygala bawanglingensis F.W.Xing & Z.X.Li 60 Dryopteridaceae Polystichum kwangtungense Ching 61 Pteridaceae Pteris changjiangensis X.-L.Zheng & F.-W.Xing 62 Pteridaceae Pteris decrescens Christ 63 Pteridaceae Pteris majestica Ching ex Ching et S.
Individuals with a surgical history of subtotal gastrectomy, severe anemia, chronic liver disease, kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, use of acarbose or glucosidase inhibitors or some traditional Chinese medicines such as Polygala tenuifolia and Senega syrup therapy, acute infection or other clinically stressful conditions, thyroid disease, cancer, and mental disorders were excluded.
Hu, "Chemical fingerprinting by HPLC-DAD-ELSD and principal component analysis of Polygala japonica from different locations in China," Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines, vol.
Not only do certain flowers attract bees but also humming bird moths, which are driven to a frenzy by the flowers of polygala! Verbena bonariensis is much loved by 'Swallow-tailed butterflies', whilst buddleja, which I have grown from seed on several occasions, is a well known shrub for attracting both bees and butterflies to its fragrant flowers.
The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change is closely monitoring the recent discovery of the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa on Myrtle-leaf Milkwort Polygala myrtifolia plants in Andalucia, Spain.
Quirk with Draco pointed to ingredients such as "white peony for stress, sleep and cognitive health; and polygala for mood and cognitive" as herbs to watch in the future.
The RHS has banned Xylella-risk plants from its shows this year, including lavender, rosemary, hebe, olive, polygala, oleander and euphorbia - unless they have been UK-grown, while retailers including Wyevale Garden Centres have responded by finding alternative plants to the high-risk ones, and removing from sale some of the risky species or stocking only UK-grown ones.
The RHS has banned xylella-risk plants from its shows this year, including lavender, rosemary, hebe, olive, polygala, oleander and euphorbia - unless they have been UKgrown, while retailers including Wyevale Garden Centres have responded by finding alternative plants to the high-risk ones, and removing from sale some of the risky species or stocking only UK-grown ones.