Descriptor English: Marantaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Marantaceae
Descriptor Marantaceae
Entry term(s) Maranta arundinacea
Scope note: Familia de plantas del orden ZINGIBERALES, subclase Zingiberidae, clase Liliopsida.
Descriptor Portuguese: Marantaceae
Descriptor French: Marantaceae
Entry term(s): Arrowroot
Tree number(s): B01.875.800.575.912.250.618.937.522
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A plant family of the order ZINGIBERALES, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida.
Annotation: entry term ARROWROOT: BRAZILIAN ARROWROOT see MANIHOT is also available
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: 37215
Unique ID: D032426
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Marantaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0400503
Scope note A plant family of the order ZINGIBERALES, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida.
Preferred term Marantaceae
Calathea - Narrower
Concept UI M0400505
Preferred term Calathea
Entry term(s) Calatheas
Maranta - Narrower
Concept UI M0400504
Scope note A plant genus of the family MARANTACEAE that is the source of arrowroot starch.
Preferred term Maranta
Entry term(s) Arrowroot
Thalia - Narrower
Concept UI M0400506
Preferred term Thalia
Entry term(s) Thalias

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