genus Epimedium


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Noun1.genus Epimedium - herbaceous perennials of Mediterranean to India and eastern Asiagenus Epimedium - herbaceous perennials of Mediterranean to India and eastern Asia
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
barrenwort, bishop's hat, Epimedium grandiflorum - slow-growing creeping plant with semi-evergreen leaves on erect wiry stems; used as ground cover
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"Herba Epimedii (common name in Chinese Yin Yang Huo)", the dried aerial parts of genus Epimedium species (family Berberi-daceae), has been used as a tonic, aphrodisiac and anti-rheumatic medicine in China (Ye and Chen, 2001), and commonly used for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases and osteoporosis, and in improving sexual and neurological functions (Sze et al., 2010).