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Danae racemosa

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Danae is a monotypic genus of flowering plants. Danae racemosa is a slow-growing evergreen shrub about 60 cm in diameter and its common names are Alexandrian laurel and poet's laurel.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref> In the APG III classification system, Danae is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Nolinoideae (formerly the family Ruscaceae).<ref>Template:Citation</ref>

This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit<ref name = RHSPF>Template:Cite web</ref> (confirmed 2017).<ref>Template:Cite web</ref>

The hydro-methanolic extract as well as two flavonoids isolated from the leaves of this plant have been found to exhibit anti-nociceptive properties in rats.<ref>Template:Cite journal</ref>

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