saponaria meaning

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Noun: Saponaria
  1. Mostly perennial Old World herbs
    - genus Saponaria

Type of: caryophylloid dicot genus

Part of: carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family

Encyclopedia: Saponaria

A plant species of the family CARYOPHYLLACEAE. It is a source of SAPONINS. The common name Soapwort is also used with VACCARIA. The common name of Bouncing Bet is occasionally used with VIOLA.


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  1. "Saponaria officinalis " is a common perennial plant from the carnation family ( Caryophyllaceae ).
  2. "Saponaria officinalis " native range extends throughout Europe, and in Asia to western Siberia.
  3. Bouncing bet ( " Saponaria officinalis " ) is an excellent ground cover in sun or shade.
  4. Adults feed on the nectar of various flowers, including " Saponaria officinalis " and " Cynanchum racemosum ".
  5. AquilaBiopharmaceuticals Inc .'s proprietary adjuvant called Stimulonis extracted from the bark of a tree ( Quillaja saponaria ) found in South America.

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