genus Bougainvillea


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Noun1.genus Bougainvillea - ornamental tropical woody vines
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Allioniaceae, family Allioniaceae, family Nyctaginaceae, four-o'clock family, Nyctaginaceae - a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
bougainvillea - any of several South American ornamental woody vines of the genus Bougainvillea having brilliant red or purple flower bracts; widely grown in warm regions
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The extracts of bracts and leaves of the genus Bougainvillea have been mentioned for their hepatoprotective, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and immunomodulatory activities [1, 4, 5].
The traditional use of the genus Bougainvillea is to treat diseases involving inflammatory processes such as cough, whooping cough, and pneumonia.