Hibiscus esculentus


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Noun1.Hibiscus esculentus - tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stewsHibiscus esculentus - tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
gumbo, okra - long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
Abelmoschus, genus Abelmoschus - genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers
okra - long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
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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Okra gum (OKG) is anionic polymer obtained from the fruits of Hibiscus esculentus (family Malvaceae) consisting of galactose, rhamnose, and galacturonic/glucuronic acid as monomers [12].
carica, Hibiscus esculentus L., Juglans regia L., Mentha longifolia (L.) Hudson subsp.
[9.] Ndjouenkeu R, Goycoolea FM, Morris ER and JO Akingbala Rheology of okra (Hibiscus esculentus L.) and dika nut (Irvingia gabonensis) polysaccharide.
Key words: Meloidogyne incognita, plant parasitic nematodes, okra (Hibiscus esculentus), Pratylenchus spp.
(Family: Malvaceae), also known as Hibiscus esculentus, is an important vegetable, widely distributed from Africa to Asia, Southern Europe, and America that is more commonly known as ladies finger, okra, or gumbo [9].
ABSTRACT: Bacteria present in the rhizosphere and rhizoplane of okro (Hibiscus esculentus) were isolated and identified.
Okra (Hibiscus esculentus L.) belonging to family Malvaceae is very sensitive to frost and grows best in hot summer with minimum and maximum mean temperature of 18oC (65oF) and 35oC (95oF), respectively.
Investigations to find out the effect of aqueous extracts of Jatropha curcas on four traditional crops (Phaseolus vulgaris, Zea mays, Lycopersicon lycopersicum and Hibiscus esculentus) was examined.
Another relative, this one grown as a food crop, is okra or gumbo (Hibiscus esculentus), which appears in our stores as an imported vegetable.