genus Heracleum


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Noun1.genus Heracleum - widely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowersgenus Heracleum - widely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Apiaceae, carrot family, family Apiaceae, family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae - plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill
cow parsnip, Heracleum sphondylium, hogweed - tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers
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The genus Heracleum, which is known as hogweed, is one of the largest genera of Apiaceae, containing more than 120 species widely distributed in Central Europe and Asia as well as 17 species with 41% endemism in the flora of Turkey.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of compounds 3, 5, 6, and 7 from the genus Heracleum, while others were reported from different Heracleum species before, i.e., isoquercetin (1) from H.
pastinaca and compounds 3, 5, 6, and 7 from the genus Heracleum. In conclusion, when considering the relationship between the bioactivities and the chemistry of Heracleum species, it is a possible that flavonoids can also play an important role in contributing to the bioactivity and traditional uses of Heracleum species.