Digitalis purpurea


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Noun1.Digitalis purpurea - tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowersDigitalis purpurea - tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers; leaves yield drug digitalis and are poisonous to livestock
foxglove, digitalis - any of several plants of the genus Digitalis
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The designer Hay Joung Hwang's stunning display for LG featured Digitalis purpurea f.
The planting includes a Prunus Tai Haku orchard, great drifts of Artemisia Powis Castle, Digitalis Purpurea Alba, Verbascum Chaixii, Achellia Moonshine, Paeonie Shirley Temple and Enichacea Purpurea White Swan.
Foxglove digitalis purpurea, (Bysedd y Cwn in Welsh, which translates as Dog Fingers) is native to the British Isles and grows in the open on disturbed soils.
Any of the forms of our native foxglove, Digitalis purpurea, including apricot and pure white varieties, are full of pollen and nectar.
Digitalis purpurea is a biennial, meaning it takes two years to complete its life cycle.
DIGITALIS PURPUREA FOXGLOVE The staple of any cottage garden is the common foxglove - stately spires of purple or white tubular blooms.
By crossing it with Digitalis purpurea, he produced a sterile plant that wouldn't scatter seeds of blooms in different colors like weeds.
Such probes are commonly labeled with the molecule digoxigenin (DIG), which normally occurs in the plant species Digitalis purpurea.
An official drug was made from the leaves of Digitalis purpurea (foxglove) and sold in powder form, after adjusting to a standard pharmacological strength, along with tablets, tinctures and injections.
Known as a "natural medicine" to the ancient Egyptians and Romans due to its development as a medication from flowering species Digitalis purpurea (purple foxglove) and Digitalis lanata (white foxglove), it also was used by African tribes in large amounts as poison for their arrows (Adams & Holland, 2011; Ehle, Patel, & Giugliano, 2011).
7) In 2004, Newman and co-authors reported the case of a 53-year-old woman who presented with nausea, vomiting, hyperkalemia, and profound sinus bradycardia (heart rate 36-38 bpm) following consumption of a salad containing presumed dandelion leaves plucked from an herb garden and later identified as Digitalis purpurea leaves.