Amaranthus cruentus


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Noun1.Amaranthus cruentus - tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purpleAmaranthus cruentus - tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purple; seeds often used as cereal
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food
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5 Table 3: Inventory of vegetables Types of vegetables cultivated Number of respondents Scientific name Common name Botanical family Abelmoschus esculentus Okra Malvaceae 48 Solanum macrocarpon Leafy eggplant Solanaceae 10 Corchorus olitorius Jute mallow Tiliaceae 112 Solanum scabrum Nightshade Solanaceae 130 Amaranthus cruentus Amaranth Amaranthaceae 131 Vernonia amygdalina Bitter-leaf Asteraceae 80 Solanum macrocarpum Eggplant Solanaceae 42 Hibiscus sabdariffa Sorrel Malvaceae 10 Types of vegetables cultivated Percentage (%) Scientific name Common name Botanical family Abelmoschus esculentus Okra Malvaceae 36.
Determination and toxicity of saponins from Amaranthus cruentus seeds.
The plant is used along with Amaranthus cruentus and Cuminum cyminum for treatment of leucorrhea by the Hooralis tribe of Sathyamangalam forests, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India (Revathi et al, 2013).