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Smilax MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Smilax
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.618.875.750.500
Unique ID
D032281
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032281
Annotation
note entry term SARSAPARILLA: SARSAPARILLA, EAST INDIAN see HEMIDESMUS and BRISTLY SARSAPARILLA see ARALIA are also available
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family SMILACACEAE. Members contain smiglasides (phenylpropanoid glycosides) and steroidal saponins. Commercially it is sometimes adulterated with HEMIDESMUS, which would affect experimental results. Drinks called sarsaparilla and root beer have been prepared from the Smilaz ornata (Jamaican sarsaparilla) and SASSAFRAS.
Entry Term(s)
Greenbriar
Greenbrier
Jamaican Sarsaparilla
Sarsaparilla
Smilax ornata
Zarzaparilla
Registry Number
txid49656
Related Numbers
txid1353877
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Smilax Preferred
Smilax ornata Narrower
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