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Caesalpinia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Caesalpinia
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.401.093
Unique ID
D029911
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D029911
Annotation
CAT'S CLAW is also available
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. The common name of "Bird-Of-Paradise" is also used for other plants such as Heliconia (HELICONIACEAE) and Strelitzia (STRELITZIACEAE) and some birds. The common name of "Cat's-Claw" is more often used with UNCARIA. The common name of "Pernambuco" also refers to a state in Brazil. Furanoditerpenoid lactones and caesalpin are produced by members of this genus.
Entry Term(s)
Brazilwood
Registry Number
txid53845
Related Numbers
txid372551
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Caesalpinia Preferred
Brazilwood Narrower
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