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Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical databases facilitate in-depth plant, chemical, bioactivity, and ethnobotany searches using scientific or common names. Search results can be downloaded in PDF or spreadsheet form. Of interest to pharmaceutical, nutritional, and biomedical research, as well alternative therapies and herbal products.


Key: A= Biological Activity C= Chemical E= Ethnobotany Plant P= Plant S= Syndrome U= Ethnobotany Use
P Belamcanda chinensis (Blackberry Lily; Iris Tigre (Fr.); Leopard Lily; Leopardenblume (Ger.); Maravilla (Sp.); Mariposa (Sp.); Shenan)
P Chondrus crispus (Irish Moss)
P Iris versicolor (Blue Flag)
P Iris x germanica (Orris)
P Tagetes filifolia (Irish Lace; Pampa Anise)
E Iris ensata (Li Shih; T'Ieh Sao Chou)
E Iris versicolor (Amerikan Suseni; Flag; Iris)
E Iris foetidissima (Fena Kokulu Kuzgun Kilici; Gladon; Iris; Lirio Hediondo)
E Iris germanica (Affodillus; Lirio; Mor Susen; Murasaki-Irisu)
E Iris pseudoacorus (Achorus; Acoro Bastardo; Flower De Luce; Iris; Sari Susen)
E Iris florentina (Beyaz Susen; Nioi-Irisu(Shirobana-Irisu); Orris; Pushkarmul)
E Iris tectorum (Itihatu; Ts'Ao Yu Lan; Wu Yuan; Yuan T'Ou; Yuan Wei)
E Iris pallida (Mavi Susen; Orris; Sausan; Sibori-Irisu)