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Descriptor in English: Pyracantha
Descriptor in Spanish: Pyracantha
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pyracantha
Descriptor in French: Pyracantha
Entry term(s): Firethorn
Firethorns
Pyracanthas
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.937.500.693
Scope note: A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE widely cultivated as a prickly hedge with bright red berries. Members contain pyracrenic acid (a lupane triterpenoid).
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: 37094
Descriptor UI: D031991
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Pyracantha - Preferred
Concept UI M0399298
Scope note A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE widely cultivated as a prickly hedge with bright red berries. Members contain pyracrenic acid (a lupane triterpenoid).
Preferred term Pyracantha
Entry term(s) Firethorn
Firethorns
Pyracanthas



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