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elaterium

(ˌɛləˈtɪərɪəm)
n
(Plants) a greenish sediment prepared from the juice of the squirting cucumber, used as a purgative
[C16: from Latin, from Greek elatērion squirting cucumber, from elatērios purgative, from elaunein to drive]
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Later, his studies showed that estrogens promoted female flower development in Ecballium elaterium, while androgens increased the number of male flowers (Kopcewicz, 1971).
Remedies: Aconite, Arnica, Belladonna, Cactina, Calendula, Camphora, Chocolate, Coffeinum, Croton Tiglium, Digitoxin, Elaterium, Ergotaminum, Hydrogen, Hypericum, Lithium, Melilotus, Morphinum, Oenanthus, Stramonium, Strychninum, Veratrum.
This pest was observed first time on squirting cucumber [Ecballium elaterium (L.
If you seek a talking point for your garden, how about Ecballium elaterium, the squirting cucumber that fires its seeds 30 feet?
Similar results were supported by Attard and Spiteri, (2001) who demonstrated that media containing 5 mg/1 NAA did not support the high percentage for callus induction in Ecballium elaterium [8].
Companeras: Silene inaperta 1, Rubus ulmifolius + en 2; Ecballium elaterium 2 en 3; Tolpis barbata +, Thymus mastichina 1 en 4; Asparagus albus +, Thymbra capitata 1 en 5; Asparagus aphyllus + en 6; Lamarckia aurea, Chenopodium murale y Solanum dulcamara 1, Polypogon monspeliensis 2 en 7; Chamaemelum mixtum, Blackstonia perfoliata, Pulicaria paludosa, Paronychia argentea, Trifolium angustifolium, Trifolium arvense y Trifolium stellatum 1, Silene gallica, Sanguisorba verrucosa, Sanguisorba minor, Cistus ladanifer y Andryala ragusina +, Trifolium campestre 2 en 8.
Hierbas medicinales y graves efectos adversos: Angioedema de uvula causado por uso de Ecballium elaterium.
The effect of auxin type on secondary metabolite synthesis was studied in the tissue culture of Ecballium elaterium.
Hodgsonia macrocarpa is a vigorous climber that may extend 80 feet into the canopy, and Ecballium elaterium, commonly called the squirting cucumber, explosively ejects seeds from its long neck.
If you think that your space may be threatened by a feminine presence, you should consider growing the squirting cucumber, Ecballium elaterium.
In the Mediterranean perennial Ecballium elaterium, Dukas (1987) observed that honey bees discriminated more strongly against the rewardless female flowers than did two species of solitary bees.
Genetic variation in Ecballium elaterium (Cucurbitaceae): breeding system and geographic distribution.