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Descriptor English: Elaeagnaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Elaeagnaceae
Descriptor Portuguese: Elaeagnaceae
Descriptor French: Elaeagnaceae
Entry term(s): Buffaloberries
Buffaloberry
Elaeagnus
Olive, Russian
Olives, Russian
Russian Olive
Russian Olives
Shepherdia
Shepherdias
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.937.280
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031263
Scope note: A plant family of the order Rhamnales, subclass Rosidae class Magnoliopsida. The plants have a characteristic silvery or rusty-colored sheen, caused by tiny distinctive scales. Flowers have a tubular structure of four sepals. Root nodules host the Frankia (ACTINOMYCETES) nitrogen-fixing symbionts.
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: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36812
Unique ID: D031263
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Elaeagnaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0396973
Scope note A plant family of the order Rhamnales, subclass Rosidae class Magnoliopsida. The plants have a characteristic silvery or rusty-colored sheen, caused by tiny distinctive scales. Flowers have a tubular structure of four sepals. Root nodules host the Frankia (ACTINOMYCETES) nitrogen-fixing symbionts.
Preferred term Elaeagnaceae
Shepherdia - Narrower
Concept UI M0397031
Preferred term Shepherdia
Entry term(s) Buffaloberries
Buffaloberry
Shepherdias
Elaeagnus - Narrower
Concept UI M0397032
Preferred term Elaeagnus
Entry term(s) Olive, Russian
Olives, Russian
Russian Olive
Russian Olives



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