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(Plants) any plant of the tropical and subtropical leguminous genus Psoralea, having curly leaves, white or purple flowers, and short one-seeded pods. See breadroot
[C19: via New Latin from Greek psōraleos mangy, from psōra mange, an allusion to the glandular dots of the plant]
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Noun1.psoralea - widely distributed genus of herbs or shrubs with glandular compound leaves and spicate or racemose purple or white flowersPsoralea - widely distributed genus of herbs or shrubs with glandular compound leaves and spicate or racemose purple or white flowers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
breadroot, Indian breadroot, pomme blanche, pomme de prairie, Psoralea esculenta - densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots
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Et Spruner, Psoralea corylifolia L, ets, exhibited significant antiosteoporosis activities.
Antidiabetic and antioxidative effects of aqueous extract of seed of Psoralea corylifolia (somraji) and seed of Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
Genistein (Gen), another isoflavone) is found in a number of plants, including lupin, fava beans, soybeans, kudzu, and psoralea (Dang 2009).
Finally, it would have been useful to include a short discussion in the introduction or preface on some of the more recent and divergent taxonomic changes in some genera such as some Desomodium to Hylodesmum, some Lespedeza to Kummerowia, Psoralea to Orbexilum or Pediomelum, Coronilla to Securigera, Bumelia to Sideroxylon, Saxifraga to Micranthes, Dodecatheon to Primula, Hybanthus to Cubelium, etc.
Winter Summer Winter Plants (2005-2006) (2006) (2006-2007) Forbs Allium x Ambrosia x x Cirsium x x x Dalea x x Desmodium x Galium x Helianthus x x x Kummerowia stipulacea x Lespedeza capitata x x Lespedeza cuneata x Melilotus x Phyla x x x Psoralea x Rudbeckia x Sisyrinchium x Solidago x x x Verbena x x Woody plants Amorpha x x Ceanothus (leaf) x Cornus x x Rhus (leaf) x x x Rosa (leaf) x Rosa (stem) x x Rubus (leaf) x Salix (stem) x x Symphoricarpos (leaf) x x Celtis (leaf) x x x Gleditsia (stem) x x Morus (leaf) x x Populus (stem) x Quercus (leaf) x x Grasses Agrostis x Alopecurus x Andropogon x x Bouteloua x Bromus x x x Elymus x x Panicum x x Poa x x Schizachyrium x Sorghastrum x x Sporobolus x
The evaluation of forty-three plant species for in vitro antimycobacterial activities: isolation of active constituents from Psoralea corylifolia and Sanguinaria canadensis.
Estrofil menopause supplements contain the following ingredients: Rehmannia (root tuber), Chinese Dodder (seed), Psoralea (fruit), Chinese yam (rhizome), Asiatic Dogwood (fruit without seed), Ligustrum (fruit), Tree Peony (root bark), Asian Water Plantain (rhizome), and Poria (sclerotium).
Anti-mycobacterial activities have been reported for the plants Psoralea corylifolia L.
Studied enhancement strategies for phytoestrogens production in shake flasks by suspension culture of Psoralea corylifoli.
Similarly nodal explants shows best result in Psoralea corylifolia [11].