genus Polygonum


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Noun1.genus Polygonum - diverse genus of herbs or woody subshrubs of north temperate regionsgenus Polygonum - diverse genus of herbs or woody subshrubs of north temperate regions
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
buckwheat family, family Polygonaceae, Polygonaceae - a family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zone; includes the buckwheats
China fleece vine, Polygonum aubertii, Russian vine, silver lace vine - twining perennial vine having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers; western China to Russia
buckwheat, Fagopyrum esculentum, Polygonum fagopyrum - a member of the genus Fagopyrum; annual Asian plant with clusters of small pinkish white flowers and small edible triangular seeds which are used whole or ground into flour
kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, Polygonum orientale, prince's-feather, prince's-plume, princess feather - annual with broadly ovate leaves and slender drooping spikes of crimson flowers; southeastern Asia and Australia; naturalized in North America
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The genus Polygonum (Polygonaceae): An ethnopharmacological and phytochemical perspectives -review.
The genus Polygonum comprises of weedy species found in temperate region of the world [1].
Antioxidant [9] antitumor and free radical scavenging activities have also been reported in few species of the genus Polygonum [10 11].