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Descriptor in English: Aspalathus
Descriptor in Spanish: Aspalathus
Descriptor in Portuguese: Aspalathus
Descriptor in French: Aspalathus
Entry term(s): Aspalathus linearis
Rooibo
Rooibos
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.401.082
Scope note: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. It is the source of an herbal tea that is commonly consumed in South Africa. Members contain aspalathin and other polyphenols (PHENOLS).
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: 2003
DeCS UI: 36823
Descriptor UI: D036903
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Aspalathus - Preferred
Concept UI M0411379
Scope note A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. It is the source of an herbal tea that is commonly consumed in South Africa. Members contain aspalathin and other polyphenols (PHENOLS).
Preferred term Aspalathus
Aspalathus linearis - Narrower
Concept UI M0591201
Preferred term Aspalathus linearis
Entry term(s) Rooibo
Rooibos



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