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  • 1. 

    The Rose family contains approximately:

    • A.

      100 genera and 3000 species

    • B.

      200 genera and 4000 species

    • C.

      60 genera and 15000 species

    • D.

      175 genera and 2500 genera

    Correct Answer
    A. 100 genera and 3000 species
    Explanation
    The Rose family is a large plant family that contains approximately 100 genera and 3000 species. This means that within the Rose family, there are around 100 different groups or categories of plants, and within those groups, there are a total of 3000 different species or types of plants. This indicates the diversity and variety that can be found within the Rose family, making it a significant and extensive plant family.

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  • 2. 

    The key use for Cragaegus laviegata  is:

    • A.

      As an anti-inflammatory & alterative herb particularly for use in gout

    • B.

      As a gallbladder stimulant

    • C.

      As a cardiac tonic/trophorestorative

    • D.

      As a male tonic, used to increase virility

    Correct Answer
    C. As a cardiac tonic/trophorestorative
    Explanation
    Cragaegus laviegata is used as a cardiac tonic/trophorestorative. This means that it is used to support and strengthen the heart and cardiovascular system. It may help to improve heart function, regulate blood pressure, and promote overall cardiovascular health.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following trees is a member of the Rosaceae family?

    • A.

      Walnut

    • B.

      Almond

    • C.

      Oak

    • D.

      Horse-chestnut

    Correct Answer
    B. Almond
    Explanation
    Almond is a member of the Rosaceae family because it belongs to the genus Prunus, which is part of the Rosaceae family. The Rosaceae family includes many fruit-bearing trees and shrubs, such as apples, pears, and cherries. Almond trees produce nuts that are commonly consumed and are also considered a part of the Rosaceae family due to their botanical classification.

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  • 4. 

    The leaves of members of the Rosaceae family are usually:

    • A.

      Opposite

    • B.

      Alternate with stipules

    • C.

      Alternate without stipules

    • D.

      Decussate

    Correct Answer
    B. Alternate with stipules
    Explanation
    The leaves of members of the Rosaceae family are usually alternate with stipules. This means that the leaves are arranged in a staggered pattern along the stem, with each leaf emerging from a different point on the stem. Stipules are small, leaf-like structures that are often found at the base of the leaf stalk. This arrangement is common in many plants and allows for efficient use of space and sunlight.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following contains the description of flowers which is most often true for members of the Rosaceae family?

    • A.

      Either a single flowers, or a racemose inflorescence, sometimes with a large number of flowers.

    • B.

      Each "disk flower" has 5 tiny petals fused together, plus 5 stamens fused around a pistil with antennae-like stigmas

    • C.

      The nodding flowers have 5 sepals and 5 petals, with the lower petal being larger than the side and top petal pairs. The 5 stamens alternate with the petals

    • D.

      Usually either a large flower with 5 petals or clusters of tiny flowers with five petals

    Correct Answer
    D. Usually either a large flower with 5 petals or clusters of tiny flowers with five petals
    Explanation
    Members of the Rosaceae family usually have either a large flower with 5 petals or clusters of tiny flowers with five petals. This means that the flowers in this family can vary in size, with some having a single large flower and others having multiple small flowers. In both cases, the flowers have five petals, which is a common characteristic of the Rosaceae family.

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  • 6. 

    Members of the Rosaceae family can contain vitamins?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Many members of the Rosaceae family contain vitmains, particularly C, B, K and E.

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  • 7. 

    Coumarin is a glycoside found in some members of the Rosaceae family.  Can you select from the selection below an action associated with Coumarins?

    • A.

      Analgaesic

    • B.

      Phyto-estrogenic

    • C.

      Hepatoprotective

    • D.

      Anti-microbial

    Correct Answer
    D. Anti-microbial
    Explanation
    Coumarins have been found to possess antimicrobial properties, meaning they have the ability to inhibit the growth or kill microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses. This makes them useful in the treatment and prevention of microbial infections.

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  • 8. 

    Tannins are a common constituent of many member of the Rosaceae family.  Can you select any comments that you feel are true in relation to this: Please tick ALL that apply

    • A.

      Tannins give rise to an astringent feeling in the mounth

    • B.

      Tannins form a stable foam if shaken in water

    • C.

      Having a slowing effect on the heart

    • D.

      Can reduce bleeding from small wounds

    • E.

      Increase photosensitivity

    • F.

      Have an irritant laxative quality

    • G.

      Protect inflamed mucous membranes

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Tannins give rise to an astringent feeling in the mounth
    D. Can reduce bleeding from small wounds
    G. Protect inflamed mucous membranes
    Explanation
    Tannins give rise to an astringent feeling in the mouth because they have a drying and puckering effect on the tissues. They can reduce bleeding from small wounds due to their ability to constrict blood vessels and promote clotting. Tannins also have the ability to protect inflamed mucous membranes by forming a protective barrier and reducing inflammation.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following actions are applicable to Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony).  Please tick ALL that apply

    • A.

      Astringent

    • B.

      Narcotic

    • C.

      Nervine

    • D.

      Anti-inflammatory

    • E.

      Emmenagogue

    • F.

      Demulcent

    • G.

      Anti-parasitic

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Astringent
    D. Anti-inflammatory
    E. Emmenagogue
    Explanation
    Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony) is a herb that possesses medicinal properties. It is known for its astringent properties, which means it can constrict or tighten tissues and reduce inflammation. It also has anti-inflammatory properties, helping to reduce inflammation in the body. Additionally, it has emmenagogue properties, which means it can stimulate or regulate menstrual flow. Therefore, the applicable actions for Agrimonia eupatoria are astringent, anti-inflammatory, and emmenagogue.

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