Pereskia aculeata


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Noun1.Pereskia aculeata - West Indian woody climber with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruitsPereskia aculeata - West Indian woody climber with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruits
blade apple, Barbados gooseberry - small yellow to orange fruit of the Barbados gooseberry cactus used in desserts and preserves and jellies
genus Peireskia, genus Pereskia, Peireskia, Pereskia - genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Bark relatively high in water storage is shown in Aeonium arboreum, Cereus repandus, Chorisia speciosa, Crassula argentea, Euphorbia pentagona, Ficus elastica, Nicotiana glauca, Leptosyne (Coreopsis) gigantea, Pereskia aculeata, Portulacaria afra, and Ricinus communis.
Chamomile Asteraceae Pereskia aculeata Mill Barbados Cactaceae gooseberry Aniba canellila (Kunth) Mez Preciosa Lauraceae Malpighia glabra L Acerola Malpighiaceae Bromelia laciniosa Mart.
Scio, "Pereskia aculeata Miller leaves accelerate excisional wound healing in mice," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Ora-pro-nobis (Pereskia aculeata Mill.) is an unconventional rustic vegetable found in many Brazilian backyards and is used in folk medicine.
Devido aos elevados teores de proteinas apresentados pelas cactaceas do genero Pereskia, essa planta e denominada "carne de pobre" (ROCHA et al., 2008), pois ja foi identificado na Pereskia aculeata um conteudo proteico na materia seca de 17,40% (ALMEIDA FILHO & CAMBRAIA, 1974) e 28,59% (TAKEITI et al., 2009).
Pereskia aculeata Mill., also known as Orapro-nobis or Barbados gooseberry, was found to be a host plant for Anastrepha barbiellinii Lima; and Campomanesia guazumifolia (Myrtaceae) was recorded for the first time as a host plant for both A.
Valores baixos de acido ascorbico tambem foram verificados para a ora-pro-nobis (Pereskia aculeata) com cerca de 2 mg/100 g para os frutos (Morton, 2004).
O ora-pro-nobis (Pereskia aculeata Miller) popularmente conhecido como groselha-da-america, lobrobo, pertence a familia Cactaceae e e considerado um complemento nutricional devido ao seu conteudo proteico, fibras, ferro, calcio, dentre outros.