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Descriptor in English: Polygonaceae
Descriptor in Spanish: Polygonaceae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Polygonaceae
Descriptor in French: Polygonaceae
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.825
Scope note: The only family of the buckwheat order (Polygonales) of dicotyledonous flowering plants. It has 40 genera of herbs, shrubs, and trees.
Annotation: FAGOPYRUM & RHEUM are also available; prefer specific plant
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 1998
DeCS UI: 33309
Descriptor UI: D019664
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Polygonaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0029189
Scope note The only family of the buckwheat order (Polygonales) of dicotyledonous flowering plants. It has 40 genera of herbs, shrubs, and trees.
Preferred term Polygonaceae



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