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gentianella

(ˌdʒɛnʃəˈnɛlə; -ʃɪə-)
n
1. (Plants) any of various gentianaceous plants, esp the alpine species Gentiana acaulis, which has showy blue flowers
2. (Plants) any of several related plants of the genus Gentianella
[C17: from New Latin, literally: a little gentian]
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Noun1.gentianella - genus of herbs with flowers that resemble gentianGentianella - genus of herbs with flowers that resemble gentian; in some classifications included in genus Gentiana
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Gentianaceae, gentian family, Gentianaceae - chiefly herbaceous plants with showy flowers; some are cultivated as ornamentals
ague weed, agueweed, five-flowered gentian, Gentiana quinquefolia, Gentianella quinquefolia, stiff gentian - gentian of eastern North America having clusters of bristly blue flowers
felwort, gentianella amarella - gentian of Europe and China having creamy white flowers with fringed corollas
2.gentianella - low-growing alpine plant cultivated for its dark glossy green leaves in basal rosettes and showy solitary bell-shaped blue flowersgentianella - low-growing alpine plant cultivated for its dark glossy green leaves in basal rosettes and showy solitary bell-shaped blue flowers
gentian - any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
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Aislamiento de los Compuestos con Actividad Antimicrobiana de Extractos de Gentianella achalensis (Gilg) Ho & Liu (Gentianaceae).
The most diverse genera were Senecio (28 species), Calamagrostis (21), Poa (21), Nototriche (19), Gentianella (13), Valeriana (13), Werneria (10), Lupinus and Astragalus with nine species each, Festuca and Plantago with eight species each, Mniodes and Ranunculus with seven each; Geranium, Neobartsia, Oxalis, Perezia, Pycnophyllum, and Xenophyllum with six each; Cerastium, Hypochaeris, Sisyrinchium and Viola with five each (Table 3).
guianensis (una de gato), Lepidium meyenii (maca), Physalis peruviana (aguaymanto), Minthostachys mollis (muna), Notholaena nivea (cuti-cuti), Maytenus macrocarpa (chuchuhuasi), Dracontium loretense (jergon sacha), Gentianella nitida (hercampuri), Plukenetia volubilis (sacha inchi) and Zea mays (maiz morado).
guianensis (una de gato), Lepidium meyenii (maca), Physalis peruviana (aguaymanto), Minthostachys mollis (muna), Notholaena nivea (cuti-cuti), Maytenus macrocarpa (ehu chuhuasi), Dracontium loretense (jergon sacha), Gentianella nitida (hercampuri), Plukenetia volubilis (sacha inchi) and Zea mays (maiz morado).
To support this view, seed developmental studies of Gentianella germanica comparing histogenesis and maturation drying over 3 years, have indicated that seeds developed in colder years were smaller and poorly developed when compared with seeds from the warmer year (Wagner & Mitterhofer, 1998).
Subsequently, the group reported the isolation of ten xanthones from Gentianella amarella, among which only triptexaxanthoside C had good inhibition of AChE with an [IC.sub.50] of 13.8 [micro]M (Urbain et al., 2008).
Only a single species, Gentianella punensis, is collected above 3500 m asl where it is endemic to vegas in the deserts of northern Salta.