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Descriptor English: Melinis repens
Descriptor Spanish: Melinis repens
Descriptor Melinis repens
Entry term(s) Rhynchelytrum repens
Scope note: Previamente conocido como Rhynchelytrum repens, un miembro de planta herbácea perenne nativa de Sudáfrica, ampliamente distribuida y cono cida bajo muchos nombres comunes. Se utiliza en medicina tradicional como tratamiento para la diabetes y ha sido activamente estudiada por sus propiedades hipoglucemiantes.
Descriptor Portuguese: Melinis repens
Descriptor French: Melinis repens
Entry term(s): Grass, Natal
Grass, Rose Natal
Melinis repen
Natal Grass
Natal Grass, Rose
Rhynchelytrum repen
Rhynchelytrum repens
Rhynchelytrum roseum
Rhynchelytrum roseums
Rose Natal Grass
Saccharum repen
Saccharum repens
Tricholaena repen
Tricholaena repens
Tricholaena rosea nee
Tricholaena rosea nees
nee, Tricholaena rosea
repen, Melinis
repen, Saccharum
repen, Tricholaena
repens, Rhynchelytrum
rosea nee, Tricholaena
rosea nees, Tricholaena
roseum, Rhynchelytrum
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.822.558
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057665
Scope note: Formerly known as Rhynchelytrum repens, a member of the perennial grass family native to South Africa, widely distributed and known by different common names. It is used as a diabetes cure in folk medicine and actively studied for its hypoglycemic properties.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Hypoglycemic Agents (2004-2010)
Plant Extracts (2004-2010)
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
DeCS ID: 53896
Unique ID: D057665
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Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Melinis repens - Preferred
Concept UI M0538591
Scope note Formerly known as Rhynchelytrum repens, a member of the perennial grass family native to South Africa, widely distributed and known by different common names. It is used as a diabetes cure in folk medicine and actively studied for its hypoglycemic properties.
Preferred term Melinis repens
Entry term(s) Grass, Natal
Grass, Rose Natal
Melinis repen
Natal Grass
Natal Grass, Rose
Rhynchelytrum repen
Rhynchelytrum repens
Rhynchelytrum roseum
Rhynchelytrum roseums
Rose Natal Grass
Saccharum repen
Saccharum repens
Tricholaena repen
Tricholaena repens
Tricholaena rosea nee
Tricholaena rosea nees
nee, Tricholaena rosea
repen, Melinis
repen, Saccharum
repen, Tricholaena
repens, Rhynchelytrum
rosea nee, Tricholaena
rosea nees, Tricholaena
roseum, Rhynchelytrum



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