Saussurea

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Noun1.Saussurea - genus of herbs of temperate and cool regions of Eurasia
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
costusroot, Saussurea costus, Saussurea lappa - annual herb of the eastern Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil used in perfumery and for preserving furs
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En otro estudio la produccion de jaceosidina e hispidulina en Saussurea medusa fue mayor en agregados al 2-4mm de diametro (Fu et al., 2005).
Fu CX, Zhao DX, Huang Y, Ma FS (2005) Cellular aggregate size as a critical factor for flavonoid production by suspension cultures of Saussurea medusa. Biotechnol.
Yet a closely related and more common plant, Saussurea medusa, which doesn't attract as many collectors, showed no height differences between the two sites.