genus Acorus

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Noun1.genus Acorus - sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Araceae, arum family, family Araceae - anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
flagroot, myrtle flag, sweet calamus, sweet flag, Acorus calamus, calamus - perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
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The genus Acorus comprises about 40 species, however, only few species like A.
Review of studies on chemical constituents and pharmacology of genus Acorus. Acta Botanica Yunnanica 5, 96-100.