Ononis spinosa


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Noun1.Ononis spinosa - Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough rootsOnonis spinosa - Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots
genus Ononis, Ononis - genus of European subshrubs or herbs having pink or purple or yellow solitary or clustered flowers: restharrow
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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Ononis spinosa puede ser atacada por las larvas de los Lepidopteros: Amblyptilia acanthodactyla (Hubner, 1813), Amblyptiliapunctidactyla (Haworth, 1811), Bembecia albanensis (Rebel, 1918), Bembecia ichneumoniformis (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775), Marasmarcha lunaedactyla (Haworth, 1811), Pyrrhia umbra (Hufnagel, 1766).
Conviene recordar que el nombre vulgar 'una de gato' que se da, entre otros, a Ononis spinosa en algunas regiones, puede llevar a confundirla con Uncaria tomentosa (Willd.) D.
Ononis spinosa tiene accion diuretica y ligeramente antimicrobiana.