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Melinis repens MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Melinis repens
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.822.558
Unique ID
D057665
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057665
Scope Note
Formerly known as Rhynchelytrum repens, a member of the perennial grass family native to South Africa, widely distributed and known by different common names. It is used as a diabetes cure in folk medicine and actively studied for its hypoglycemic properties.
Entry Term(s)
Natal Grass
Rhynchelytrum repens
Rhynchelytrum roseum
Rose Natal Grass
Saccharum repens
Tricholaena repens
Tricholaena rosea nees
Registry Number
txid29709
Previous Indexing
Hypoglycemic Agents (2004-2010)
Plant Extracts (2004-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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