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Descriptor English: Araliaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Araliaceae
Descriptor Portuguese: Araliaceae
Descriptor French: Araliaceae
Entry term(s): Cussonia
Cussonias
Polyscia
Polyscias
Schefflera
Scheffleras
Tree, Umbrella
Trees, Umbrella
Umbrella Tree
Umbrella Trees
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.087
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D027481
Scope note: The ginseng plant family of the order Apiales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida. Leaves are generally alternate, large, and compound. Flowers are five-parted and arranged in compound flat-topped umbels. The fruit is a berry or (rarely) a drupe (a one-seeded fruit). It is well known for plant preparations used as adaptogens (immune support and anti-fatigue).
Annotation: 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
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
DeCS ID: 35696
Unique ID: D027481
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Araliaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0380091
Scope note The ginseng plant family of the order Apiales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida. Leaves are generally alternate, large, and compound. Flowers are five-parted and arranged in compound flat-topped umbels. The fruit is a berry or (rarely) a drupe (a one-seeded fruit). It is well known for plant preparations used as adaptogens (immune support and anti-fatigue).
Preferred term Araliaceae
Polyscias - Narrower
Concept UI M0448302
Preferred term Polyscias
Entry term(s) Polyscia
Schefflera - Narrower
Concept UI M0396539
Scope note A plant genus of the family ARALIACEAE that contains oleanane and ursane glycosides and triterpenoid SAPONINS.
Preferred term Schefflera
Entry term(s) Scheffleras
Tree, Umbrella
Trees, Umbrella
Umbrella Tree
Umbrella Trees
Cussonia - Narrower
Concept UI M0396540
Scope note A plant genus of the family ARALIACEAE that contains cussonosides or sieboldianosides (oleanane saponins).
Preferred term Cussonia
Entry term(s) Cussonias



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