Abelmoschus moschatus


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Related to Abelmoschus moschatus: ambrette, Abrus precatorius
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Noun1.Abelmoschus moschatus - bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscusAbelmoschus moschatus - bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
Abelmoschus, genus Abelmoschus - genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers
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Ghazi, "Evaluation of Abelmoschus moschatus extracts for antioxidant, free radical scavenging, antimicrobial and antiproliferative activities using in vitro assays," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
48 Abelmoschus moschatus Malvaceae Khunae gach Med ikus 49 Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Cheng, "Myricetin as the active principle of Abelmoschus moschatus to lower plasma glucose in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats," Planta Medica, vol.
* Silk flower (Abelmoschus moschatus); shown at right.