genus Actaea

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Noun1.genus Actaea - baneberrygenus Actaea - baneberry        
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
cohosh, herb Christopher, baneberry - a plant of the genus Actaea having acrid poisonous berries
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Some varieties of the genus Actaea may look similar to Actaea racemosa, but they do not have the same effect and, in fact, can be harmful.
We have not found any reports about the isolation of isoflavonoids from species of the genus Actaea or the family Ranunculaceae except for the previously cited reports of formononetin from black cohosh (Jarry et al., 1985; Panossian et al., 2004).