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gnetum meaning

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  • Noun: gnetum
    1. Small tropical tree with tiered branches and divaricate branchlets having broad glossy dark green leaves; exploited for its edible young leaves and seeds that provide a fine flour
      - Gnetum gnemon

    Derived forms: gnetums

    Type of: gymnospermous tree

    Part of: genus Gnetum

    Encyclopedia: Gnetum


  • [Medicine]
    A plant genus of the family Gnetaceae,order Gnetales class Gnetopsida,division GNETOPHYTA. Members contain STILBENES and benzylisoquinoline alkaloids.

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  1. most gymnosperms retain archegonia except for the most advanced genera gnetum and welwitschia
  2. It is also found in " Gnetum cleistostachyum ".
  3. Cronquist considered the vessels of " Gnetum " to be convergent with those of angiosperms.
  4. Gnetucleistol F, gnetofuran A, lehmbachol D, gnetifolin F and gnetumontanin can be found in " Gnetum cleistostachyum ".
  5. Although believed to be, recently, Japanese scientists found that " Gnetum gnemon " is not the cause of gout ( uric acid disease ).

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