vernonia

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Related to Bitterleaf: Vernonia amygdalina
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Noun1.vernonia - any of various plants of the genus Vernonia of tropical and warm regions of especially North America that take their name from their loose heads of purple to rose flowers that quickly take on a rusty huevernonia - any of various plants of the genus Vernonia of tropical and warm regions of especially North America that take their name from their loose heads of purple to rose flowers that quickly take on a rusty hue
genus Vernonia - genus of New World tropical herbs or shrubs with terminal cymose heads of tubular flowers
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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The vegetable most typical in the southern region of Cameroon is ndole, which is made of boiled, shredded bitterleaf and peanuts, and can be cooked with fish or meat.
The objectives of this study were (1) to evaluate the effects of leaf harvestation on bioactive elements and (2) to determine the effects of plant spacing on the bioactive elements in the bitterleaf plant.
Being a meat eater I don't have to share my starter and the hot chorizo served with comber potatoes, chestnuts, a honey dressing a bitterleaf salad was a dream team combination.