Hibiscus cannabinus


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Related to Hibiscus cannabinus: Hibiscus sabdariffa
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Noun1.Hibiscus cannabinus - valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
hibiscus - any plant of the genus Hibiscus
deccan hemp, kenaf - fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus
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A glasshouse experiment was conducted to determine the extent of Jatropha curcas and Hibiscus cannabinus efficiency to the remediation of zinc and copper contaminated soils amended with sewage sludge.
Although greens constitute a significant proportion of the food recipes of northern Ghanaians, the levels of mineral nutrients such as calcium (Ca), iron (Fe), potassium (K), magnesium (Mg), manganese (Mn), sodium (Na) and zinc (Zn) of the commonly consumed leafy vegetables: Amaranthus spinosus ["Alefu" (local name), Amaranthus (common name)], Solanum macrocapon ("Biovo", Garden egg), Hibiscus cannabinus ("Kanzaga", Kenaf), Hibiscus sabdariffa ("Suule/Bra/Vio", Rosella), and Vigna unguiculata ("Saawo", Cowpea) are not covered in the literature.