Parthenium


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Noun1.Parthenium - small genus of North American herbs and shrubs with terminal panicles of small ray flowers
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
guayule, Parthenium argentatum - much-branched subshrub with silvery leaves and small white flowers of Texas and northern Mexico; cultivated as a source of rubber
Parthenium hysterophorus - tropical American annual weed with small radiate heads of white flowers; adventive in southern United States
American feverfew, Parthenium integrifolium, prairie dock, wild quinine - stout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers; leaves traditionally used by Catawba Indians to treat burns
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Feverfew Migraine Relief Tablets, PS7.99, Holland and Barrett Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a perennial plant belonging to the daisy family which grows in much of Europe, North America and Canada.
The major cause of dermatitis is external factors like cosmetics, topical medicaments and parthenium. Eczema mostly affects 7-8 per cent of the adult population and its prevalence keeps increasing with age, the doctors said.
elev., 09.iv.2016 Parthenium hysterophorus (Parthenium weed); 4,Chara Pani (Rawalpindi) (N33Adeg51.013E73Adeg 19.156)3809ft.elev.,11.xi.2016 Parthenium hysterophorus (Parthenium weed), 2, Neela Sand (Rawalpindi) (N33Adeg9.516E73Adeg22.007) 3027ft.elev., 19.
PESHAWAR -- Parthenium hysterophorus, an invasive weed specie commonly known as famine plant which damages crops production, livestock and human health due to its allelopathic (toxin releasing plants) nature, is fast spreading in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
The alien plants, the report mentioned, invading local vegetation in Pakistan include Brossentia papyrifera (found in Islamabad Capital territory), Parthenium hysterophorus (found in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces), Prosopis juliflora (found all over Pakistan), Eucalyptus camaldulensis (found in Punjab and Sindh provinces), Salvinia (aquatic plant widely distributed in water bodies in Sindh), Cannabis sativa (found in Islamabad Capital Territory), Lantana camara and Xanthium strumarium (found in upper Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces).
Hale explains: 'After trials on related plant species within the Asteraceae family it soon became apparent that Tanacetum parthenium - feverfew - provided the optimum levels of parthenolide.'
The report issued by the laboratory showed that the cows had died due to nitrate toxicity occurred because of parthenium, a deadly weed,' said Altaf Mahmood, a disease investigation officer at Chakwal Livestock and Dairy Development Department.
LAHORE -- CABI has published a new evidence note highlighting a list of recommendations to fight the highly-invasive parthenium weed which can have significant impacts on human health, the environment, livestock production and health and crop yields.
These last two localities included plain area covered with spiny bush vegetation including Senegalia modesta, Broussonetia papyrifera and Parthenium hysterophorus.
Alien invasive plants include Paper mulberry, Lantana camara and Parthenium species.
Parthenium hysterophorus is one of the commonest positive pollen allergen in India (11.17%) (Table 5).