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Noun1.Talinum - genus of mainly American more-or-less succulent herbs
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, purslane family - family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
Talinum aurantiacum, flame flower, flameflower, flame-flower - plant with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil; southwestern United States; Indians once cooked the fleshy roots
narrow-leaved flame flower, Talinum augustissimum - similar to Talinum aurantiacum but with narrower leaves and yellow-orange flowers; southwestern United States
pigmy talinum, Talinum brevifolium - low plant with crowded narrow succulent leaves and fairly large deep pink axillary flowers that seem to sit on the ground; southwestern United States
rock pink, Talinum calycinum - pink-flowered perennial of rocky regions of western United States
spiny talinum, Talinum spinescens - low cushion-forming plant with rose to crimson-magenta flowers and leaf midribs that persist as spines when the leaves die; southwestern United States
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The goal is to conserve biodiversity and strengthen rural women livelihoods and the activities of the project involve production of forest vegetables at homestead, Gnetum africanum (Afang) and Talinum triangulare (Waterleaf) using organic manure , mulching for soil water conservation, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and metal spiked stakes which are environmental friendly and sustainable.
Nassau/New Providence January (Apocynaceae) 12, 1932 Talinum paniculatum (Jacq.
Antioxidant activity of studied leaves based on ABTS was higher than some of values of Indonesian vegetables such as Portulaca oleracea, Centella asiatica, Talinum triangulare, Ocimum americanum L.
Among the many flowers will be Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies' Aromatic Aster lavender and Talinum calycinum Fameflower lavender, a "gorgeous lavender flower with wonderful texture and interest.
Talinum triangulare is an herbaceous perennial plant which is an all season vegetable and it is extensively grown in Nigeria.
The species in the family have both medicinal and nutritional values and these species are Talinum triangulare (Jacq.
There are several plants, such as talinum and portulaca, that are endemic to Mitchell Mill's flatrock areas," Hill said.
Table 1: Some popular indigenous vegetables available in the western highlands of Cameroon Common/Local name Name Availability Huckleberry (large Solanum scabrum A (1) and small leaf cultivars) Pumpkin Cucurbita moschata A Roselle Hibiscus sabdariffa D Garden eggs (rounded Solanum melongena LD and oblong fruit cultivars) Melon Cucumis melo A Water leaf Talinum triangulare LD Bitter leaf (large Vernonia amygdalina A and small leaf cultivars) Cocoyam Xanthosoma sagittifolium A Amaranth Amaranthus sp A Fluted gourd Telfairia occidentalis A Cowpea Vigna unguiculata A (1) A-All Year round, D-Dry Season, LD-Less in Dry Season Table 2: Some exotic vegetables available all year round in the western highlands of Cameroon Common name Name Okra Abelmoschus spp.