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Semecarpus anacardium L.f. (Anacardiaceae)
Synonym : Anacardium latifolium Lam.
Vernacular Name : Marking nut tree, Oriental cashew (English); Bhela, Bhilava (Hindi); Bhallatakah, Arusharah (Sanskrit).
Description : A medium sized to large tree, 15-25 m in height, with grey bark exfoliating …
Coriandrum sativum L. (Apiaceae)
Synonym : Coriandrum globosum Salisb.
Vernacular name : Dhanyakam, Dhanaka (Sanskrit); Coriander, Cilantro, Chinese parsley (English); Dhaniya (Hindi).
Description : An annual herb, glabrous, aromatic, herbaceous, 30-90 cm in height; leaves decompounds, lower ones long-petioled and …
Sclerocarya birrea (A.Rich.) Hochst. (Anacardiaceae)
Synonym : Poupartia birrea (A.Rich.) Aubrév.
Vernacular name : Marula, Jelly plum, Cat thorn, Morula, Cider tree, Marula, Maroola plum (English); Maroela (Afrikaans).
Description : A medium-sized dioecious tree grows up to 18 m tall …
IUPAC name : 2-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-3,5,7-trihydroxy-4H-chromen-4-one
Chemistry : Quercetin (C15H10O7) is a common plant-derived yellow flavonoidal pigment and a well-known ingredient in food supplements and beverages due to its antioxidant effect. It is also known as 3,3′,4′,5,7-penthydroxyflavone, meletin and 5,7,3′,4′-flavon-3-ol. It …