Tanacetum


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Noun1.Tanacetum - a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemumsTanacetum - a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum
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
alecost, balsam herb, bible leaf, Chrysanthemum balsamita, costmary, mint geranium, Tanacetum balsamita - tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
camphor dune tansy, Tanacetum camphoratum - densely hairy plant with rayless flowers; San Francisco Bay area
Chrysanthemum coccineum, painted daisy, Tanacetum coccineum, pyrethrum - spring-flowering garden perennial of Asiatic origin having finely divided aromatic leaves and white to pink-purple flowers; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium, Dalmatia pyrethrum, Dalmatian pyrethrum, Tanacetum cinerariifolium, pyrethrum - white-flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky-hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
northern dune tansy, Tanacetum douglasii - lightly hairy rhizomatous perennial having aromatic feathery leaves and stems bearing open clusters of small buttonlike yellow flowers; sand dunes of Pacific coast of North America
Chrysanthemum parthenium, feverfew, Tanacetum parthenium - bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower heads; valued traditionally for medicinal uses; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum ptarmiciflorum, dusty miller, silver lace, silver-lace, Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum - shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
golden buttons, Tanacetum vulgare, tansy, scented fern - common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally
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The topics include proanthocyanins in cacao, biocidal metabolites from endophytes that occur in medicinal plants, Chilean plants as a source of polyphenols, phytoecdysteroids and related sterols isolated from Mexican cacti and their potential use as natural insecticides, natural polymers and their biological activities, and anti-Salmonella agents from the Brazilian medicinal plant Tanacetum balsamita and their applications.
Antioxidant constituents in feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) extract and their chromatographic quantification.
Parthenolide (PN), the major sesquiterpene lactone found in Mexican Indian medicinal plants and in feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium), has demonstrated a wide range of pharmacological and biological activities, including anti-inflammation, antiapoptosis, and anti-oxidation.
Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) is another traditional insect-repelling herb; growing it near the doorway of a home to discourage flies from entering is an old custom.
Asteraceae estuvo representada por 10 generos y 12 especies que corresponden a plantas conocidas localmente como hierba maestra (Artemisia absinthium L.), manzanilla (Matricaria recutita L.), arnica (Heterotheca inuloides Cass), Santa Maria (Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Sch.
Tansy, Tanacetum vulgare, is a flowering plant found across mainland Europe and Asia.
Southall, Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Parthenolide-Depleted Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium), Inflammopharmacology, 17, 42-49(2009)
Un o'r planhigion arferid ei dyfu yn yr ardd oedd y tansi (Tanacetum vulgare; tansy), ac roedd o'n cael ei ddefnyddio at nifer o anhwylderau eraill hefyd.
These results are similar to those of Salardini et al., (1994) with pyrethrum (Tanacetum cinerariifolium) who reported that application of 100 kg P/ha significantly increased achenes and pyrethrin yield for this crop (Salardini et al., 1994).They are also in agreement with the data of Nikolova et al., (1999) who showed P fertilization increased the essential oil concentration of chamomile (Nikolova et al., 1999) and with Nilbe et al., (2005) who observed increasing biomass of chamomile (Nilbe et al., 2005).