Pereskia


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Noun1.Pereskia - genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowersPereskia - genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
Barbados gooseberry, Barbados-gooseberry vine, Pereskia aculeata - West Indian woody climber with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruits
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The genus Pereskia was identified by taxonomist PhD Avaldo de Oliveira Soares Filho, from the Department of Natural Sciences - State University of Southwestern Bahia - UESB, Campus of Vitoria da Conquista.
Johan, "Apoptosis induction in MV4-11 and K562 human leukemic cells by Pereskia sacharosa (Cactaceae) leaf crude extract," Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol.
2003) la especie Pereskia guamacho (Cactaceae) se encuentra en la categoria vulnerable debido a la destruccion del habitat por tala, pastoreo extensivo de caprinos y quemas para el desarrollo de actividades agropecuarias, lo cual reduce drasticamente sus poblaciones.
The plants include; Averrhoa bilimbi (AB), Cosmos caudatus (CC) and Pereskia bleo (PB) which are usually consumed as part of a meal, eaten either raw or taken after a blanching processes [2].
Leaf dry matter content (LDMC) and stem density (SD) showed especially low minimum values, which correspond respectively to the cactus species Pereskia guamacho that possess very succulent leaves, and to the species C.
Histological aspects of root formation in petioles of detached leaves of Pereskia grandifolia (Cactaceae): natural conditions and effects of GA3 and dark.
The commonly appreciated species were Clerodendrum inerme (Verbenaceae) for their dense foliage; Bougainvillea glabra (Nyctaginaceae) for their purple flowers and thorns; Pithecellobium dulce (Fabaceae) mainly for thorns and dense foliage when the plant was young and Pereskia grandiflora (Acanthaceae) for thorns and ease of their cuttings pushing.
Basal cactus phylogeny: implications of Pereskia (Cactaceae) paraphyly for the transition to the cactus life form.