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Descriptor English: Zingiberaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Zingiberaceae
Descriptor Zingiberaceae
Scope note: Familia de plantas del orden Zingiberales, subclase Zingiberidae, clase Liliopsida. Incluye plantas que tienen propiedades aromatizantes y medicinales, como el JENGIBRE, la cúrcuma (CURCUMA) y el cardamomo (ELETTARIA).
Descriptor Portuguese: Zingiberaceae
Descriptor French: Zingiberaceae
Entry term(s): Aframomum
Aframomums
Boesenbergia
Boesenbergias
Hedychium
Hedychiums
Kaempferia
Kaempferias
Renealmia
Renealmias
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.618.937.900
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D030521
Scope note: A plant family of the order Zingiberales, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida. It includes plants which have both flavoring and medicinal properties such as GINGER; turmeric (CURCUMA), and cardamom (ELETTARIA).
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
Previous Indexing: Zingiberales (1997-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see ZINGIBERALES 1997-2001
History Note: 2002; use ZINGIBERALES 1997-2001
DeCS ID: 35973
Unique ID: D030521
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/08/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/13
Zingiberaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0029488
Scope note A plant family of the order Zingiberales, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida. It includes plants which have both flavoring and medicinal properties such as GINGER; turmeric (CURCUMA), and cardamom (ELETTARIA).
Preferred term Zingiberaceae
Aframomum - Narrower
Concept UI M0418984
Preferred term Aframomum
Entry term(s) Aframomums
Kaempferia - Narrower
Concept UI M0418982
Preferred term Kaempferia
Entry term(s) Kaempferias
Hedychium - Narrower
Concept UI M0418983
Preferred term Hedychium
Entry term(s) Hedychiums
Boesenbergia - Narrower
Concept UI M0418980
Scope note A plant genus. The root used in Thai cooking. Members contain CHALCONES.
Preferred term Boesenbergia
Entry term(s) Boesenbergias
Renealmia - Narrower
Concept UI M0418981
Preferred term Renealmia
Entry term(s) Renealmias



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