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Acorus MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Acorus
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.010.500
Unique ID
D029023
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D029023
Annotation
note entry terms CALAMUS ROOT and ACORUS CALAMUS: do not confuse with the genus CALAMUS
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family ACORACEAE, order Arales, subclass Arecidae most notable for Acorus calamus L. root which contains asarone and has been used in TRADITIONAL MEDICINE.
Entry Term(s)
Acorus calamus
Acorus gramineus
Calamus Root
Flagroot
Sedge, Sweet
Sweet Flag
Sweetflag
Related Numbers
txid4465
txid55184
Previous Indexing
Plants, Medicinal (1966-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Acorus Preferred
Acorus calamus Narrower
Calamus Root Related
Acorus gramineus Narrower
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