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Aristolochia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aristolochia
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.096.211
Unique ID
D030022
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D030022
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family ARISTOLOCHIACEAE. Species of this genus have been used in traditional medicine but they contain aristolochic acid which is associated with nephropathy. These are sometimes called 'snakeroot' but that name is also used with a number of other plants such as POLYGALA; SANICULA; ASARUM; ARISTOLOCHIA; AGERATINA; and others.
Entry Term(s)
Birthwort
Dutchman's Pipe
Registry Number
txid12947
Related Numbers
txid12949
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Aristolochia Preferred
Dutchman's Pipe Narrower
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