echinacea
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from echin- + -acea (feminine of -aceus -aceous) Date: circa 1859 the dried rhizome, roots, or other parts of any of three purple coneflowers that are used primarily in dietary supplements and herbal remedies for the stimulating effect they are held to have on the immune system; also any of these herbs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • echinacea — [ek΄ə nā′shə] n. 1. any of a genus (Echinacea) of North American plants of the composite family, esp. a coneflower ( E. purpurea) with purple flowers 2. a medicinal herb made from the roots, leaves, etc. of certain of these plants …   English World dictionary

  • Echinacĕa — Echinacĕa, Pflanzengatt. aus der Familie Compositae Senecionideae Heliantheae Rudbeckieae; Arten: E. (sonst Rudbeckia) purpurea, E. serotina, in Nordamerika; Zierpflanzen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Echinacea — Taxobox name = Echinacea image width = 240px image caption = Echinacea purpurea Maxima regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Heliantheae genus = Echinacea subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Echinacea — Sonnenhüte Purpur Sonnenhut (Echinacea purpurea) Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Echinacea — purpurea …   Wikipédia en Français

  • echinacea — siauralapė ežiuolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Echinacea angustifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Echinacea angustifolia angl. black Sampson; black sampson echinacea; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Echinacea — Echinacẹa   [zu griechisch echĩnos »Igel«, »Seeigel«], zur Familie der Korbblütengewächse gehörende Pflanzengattung. Die Inhaltsstoffe der drei Arten Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea angustifolia und Echinacea pallida werden pharmakologisch genutzt …   Universal-Lexikon

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