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Descriptor English: Lippia
Descriptor Spanish: Lippia
Descriptor Lippia
Scope note: Género de plantas de la familia VERBENACEAE. En las plantas de este género se ha encontrado lippsidoquinona, TRITERPENOS, SESQUITERPENOS y TIMOL. Los extractos de estas plantas poseen actividad citotóxica. También se denomina orégano mejicano, aunque no debe confundirse con el orégano verdadero (ORIGANUM).
Descriptor Portuguese: Lippia
Descriptor French: Lippia
Entry term(s): Lippias
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.583.990.433
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032411
Scope note: A plant genus of the family VERBENACEAE. Lippsidoquinone; TRITERPENES; SESQUITERPENES; and THYMOL have been found in this genus. Plant extracts have cytotoxic activity. It is sometimes called Mexican oregano but that confuses it with real oregano (ORIGANUM).
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: 37206
Unique ID: D032411
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Lippia - Preferred
Concept UI M0400461
Scope note A plant genus of the family VERBENACEAE. Lippsidoquinone; TRITERPENES; SESQUITERPENES; and THYMOL have been found in this genus. Plant extracts have cytotoxic activity. It is sometimes called Mexican oregano but that confuses it with real oregano (ORIGANUM).
Preferred term Lippia
Entry term(s) Lippias



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