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Descriptor English: Equisetum
Descriptor Spanish: Equisetum
Descriptor Portuguese: Equisetum
Descriptor French: Equisetum
Entry term(s): Equisetaceae
Equisetums
Horsetail
Horsetails
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.175
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020829
Scope note: The only living genus of the order Equisetales, class Equisetopsida (Sphenopsida), division Equisetophyta (Sphenophyta); distantly related to ferns. It grows in moist places. The hollow, jointed, ridged stems contain SILICATES.
Annotation:
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
Previous Indexing: Plants (1971-1999)
Plants, Medicinal (1976-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000
History Note: 2000
DeCS ID: 34157
Unique ID: D020829
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Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Equisetum - Preferred
Concept UI M0328461
Scope note The only living genus of the order Equisetales, class Equisetopsida (Sphenopsida), division Equisetophyta (Sphenophyta); distantly related to ferns. It grows in moist places. The hollow, jointed, ridged stems contain SILICATES.
Preferred term Equisetum
Entry term(s) Equisetums
Horsetail
Horsetails
Equisetaceae - Broader
Concept UI M0381510
Scope note The plant family of order Equisetales, class Equisetopsida (Sphenopsida), division Equisetophyta (Sphenophyta).
Preferred term Equisetaceae



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