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Descriptor in English: Sterculia
Descriptor in Spanish: Sterculia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sterculia
Descriptor in French: Sterculia
Entry term(s): Karaya
Karayas
Sterculia uren
Sterculia urens
Sterculias
urens, Sterculia
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.821.500.888
Scope note: A plant genus of the family STERCULIACEAE. S. urens is the source of KARAYA GUM which is sometimes called Indian tragacanth, which is different from the true TRAGACANTH which comes from ASTRAGALUS GUMMIFER.
Annotation: source of TRAGACANTH, INDIAN see KARAYA GUM; source of true tragacanth is ASTRAGALUS GUMMIFER
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: 37180
Descriptor UI: D032361
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2018/07/09
Sterculia - Preferred
Concept UI M0400403
Scope note A plant genus of the family STERCULIACEAE. S. urens is the source of KARAYA GUM which is sometimes called Indian tragacanth, which is different from the true TRAGACANTH which comes from ASTRAGALUS GUMMIFER.
Preferred term Sterculia
Entry term(s) Karaya
Karayas
Sterculias
Sterculia urens - Narrower
Concept UI M0400404
Preferred term Sterculia urens
Entry term(s) Sterculia uren
urens, Sterculia



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