family Aizoaceae


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Noun1.family Aizoaceae - succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
Carpobrotus, genus Carpobrotus - a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus
Dorotheanthus, genus Dorotheanthus - a caryophyllaceous genus of Dorotheanthus
genus Lithops - genus of stemless South African succulents
genus Mesembryanthemum, Mesembryanthemum - South African annual or biennial plants having flowers that open only in bright sunlight
genus Molluga, Molluga - carpetweeds
genus Pleiospilos, Pleiospilos - perennial succulents of South Africa
genus Tetragonia, Tetragonia - New Zealand spinach
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In this study we have selected Trianthema decandra Linn.,belongs to the family Aizoaceae from India, to evaluate its anti-diabetic activity.It is commonly known as gadabani (Hindi) and vellai sharuni (Tamil) is a prostrate herb distributed in the tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world, and also found abundantly in India.
The family Aizoaceae is well known in South Africa from the names Mesembryanthemum in English, "vygies" in Afrikaans and "iqina" in Xhosa.

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