Carduus


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Related to Carduus: Carduus crispus, Carduus nutans, Cirsium

carduus

(ˈkɑːdjʊəs)
n
(Plants) a thistle, esp the species Carduus benedictus
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Noun1.carduus - genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistlesCarduus - genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistles
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Carduus crispus, welted thistle - European biennial introduced in North America having flower heads in crowded clusters at ends of branches
Carduus nutans, musk thistle, nodding thistle - Eurasian perennial naturalized in eastern North America having very spiny white cottony foliage and nodding musky crimson flower heads; valuable source of nectar
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Since 1968 the Eurasian flower-head weevil Rhinocyllus conicus has been introduced at multiple locations in North America (Herr 2004) as a biocontrol agent for invasive thistles Carduus and Silybum, including San Luis Obispo County in 1973 (Goeden et al.
3) permitio validar la clasificacion de los cuatro grupos propuestos por los autores (traslasierra, perisalina, chaco arido y chaco serrano), y proponer especies que ayuden a diferenciar las mieles segun su procedencia: Schinus areira, Gaillardia megapotamica, Carduus acanthoides y Celtis ehrembergiana para traslasierra; Mimosa sp.
Scientific name Common name Pre-1940 Alliaria petiolata garlic mustard Artemesia vulgaris mugwort Carduus nutans (D) musk thistle Centaurea stoebe spotted knapweed Cirsium arvense Canada thistle x Cirsium vulgare bull thistle x Clematis terniflora sweet autumn clematis Conium maculatum (D) poison hemlock Convolvulus arvense field bindweed x Coronilla varia (P) crown vetch x Cynanchum louiseae black swallow-wort x Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace x Dioscorea polystachya (D) Chinese yam Dipsacus fullonum common teasel x Dipsacus laciniatus cut-leaved teasel x Euphorbia esula leafy spurge x Glechoma hederacea creeping Charlie x Hesperis matronalis dame's rocket x Humulus japonicus (D) Japanese hops Hypericum perforatum St.
a member of Carduus marianum family) and it is composed of silibinin ([approximately equal to] 90%) together with small amounts of other silibinin stereoisomers, such as isosilybin, dihydrosilybin, silydianin, and silychristin (Kren and Walterova 2005; Wagner et al.
Among MHEs treatments, Arisaema ringens and Pueraria thunbergiana, and Carduus crispus used in this study are known to have saponin and flavonoid properties (Kim and Kim, 2003; Lee et al.
While embryo volume of Carduus maenas doubled during incubation, no significant differences in average volume were detected between the early- and late-stage embryos brooded in each region of the brooding chamber (LE, LI, RE, and RI) ([F.
Also at Freshwater West the Musk Thistle Carduus nutans, found at only two sites in Pembrokeshire, was discovered.
Cousinia Carduus Taraxacum Cichorium intybus Senecio Lathyrus Crateagus
Otros generos con especies medicinales y aromaticas son: Acanthospermum, Acmella, Ageratum, Ambrosia, Anacyclus, Anaphalis, Anthemis, Arctium, Argyranthemum, Aster, Atractylis, Atractylodes, Bellis, Bidens, Blumea, Calea, Carduncellus, Carduus, Centipeda, Centromadia, Chaptalia, Chersodoma, Chondrilla, Chuquiraga, Chrysactinia, Chrysanthellum, Chrysanthemum s.
solanella (Stary & Ghosh 1983); Brachycaudus cardui (Linnaeus) on Carduus delbergii (Raychaudhuri et al.