Amaranthus spinosus

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Noun1.Amaranthus spinosus - erect annual of tropical central Asia and Africa having a pair of divergent spines at most leaf nodesAmaranthus spinosus - erect annual of tropical central Asia and Africa having a pair of divergent spines at most leaf nodes
Amaranthus, genus Amaranthus - large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Amaranthus spinosus (L.) Spiny amaranth (Amaranthaceae) 13.
Previous studies on some common vegetables consumed in Swaziland determined and reported the levels of vitamin A, iron, calcium, zinc and manganese in raw Corchorius olitorus [Malvaceae] (ligusha), Momordica involucrata [Cucurbitaceae] (inkhakha), Amaranthus spinosus [Amaranthaceae] (imbuya), Bidens pilosa [Asteraceae] (chuchuza) and Solanum nigrum [Solanaceae] (umsobo) [2, 4].
Germination ecology of spiny (Amaranthus spinosus) and slender amaranth (A.
Evaluation of gut modulatory and bronchodilator activities of Amaranthus spinosus Linn.
See Table 1 for soil product brand information Family Species Distribution Amaranthaceae Amaranthus palmeri * ubiquitous Amaranlhus retrqflexus * ubiquitous Amaranthus spinosus * e U.S.
Cluster-2 Convolvulus arvensis, Eclipta prostrate, Amaranthus spinosus, Clerodendron inerme and Tribulus terrestris had medium whereas cluster-3 Launea nudicaulis, Chinopodium morale, C.
Occasionally, two different plant parts from the same plant were used to treat two different diseases, like roots of Amaranthus spinosus were used to treat infection of finger nails, while a combination of roots and leaves of the same plant were used to treat infections due to burns.
No Brasil, em bovinos, foram descritos casos de nefrose tubular toxica devido a ingestao de Amaranthus hybridus, Amaranthus blitum (FERREIRA et al., 1991) e Amaranthus spinosus (LEMOS et al., 1993) no Rio Grande do Sul.
Spiny amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus L.), Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and house dust were next with 49.2%, 48.3%, and 44.2% of the positive reactions, respectively.