genus Anthemis

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Noun1.genus Anthemis - dog fennelgenus Anthemis - dog fennel        
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
Anthemis cotula, mayweed, stinking chamomile, stinking mayweed, dog fennel - widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discs
Anthemis tinctoria, dyers' chamomile, golden marguerite, yellow chamomile - Eurasian perennial herb with hairy divided leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in North America
Anthemis arvensis, corn chamomile, field chamomile, corn mayweed - European white-flowered weed naturalized in North America
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The genus Anthemis belongs to the family Asteraceae consists of 39 perennial species that distributed all over of Iran and are used in Turkish folk medicine for the treatment of inflammatory disorders, hepatic diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, hemorrhoid, stomachache, abdominal pain, and kidney stones.
Sesquiterpene lactones are the most characteristic constituents of the genus Anthemis. The majority of Anthemis sesquiterpene lactones bear guaianolide and germacrolide skeletons, and linear sesquiterpene lactones occur only in plants of the sections Anthemis (A.
The genus Anthemis (Asteraceae) comprises about 130 species predominately distributed around the Mediterranean area, several of which are used as aromatic and herbal medicines, insecticides and dyes (Fernandes, 1976; Mabberley, 1997).