Solanum melongena

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Related to Solanum melongena: Solanum tuberosum, Solanum xanthocarpum, Solanum torvum
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Noun1.Solanum melongena - hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetableSolanum melongena - hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
eggplant, mad apple, aubergine - egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
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In a similar study, Karihaloo and Malik (1996) described the tegument structure and development in Solanum melongena and S.
Even though Solanum melongena and Pandanus amaryllifolius are widespread in several countries and their biochemical compounds are known, the influence of drying and extraction methods on yield and chemical composition of these herbal plants is yet to be investigated.
Solanum melongena is a species of nightshade grown for its edible fruit.
vegetables such as; Solanum lycopersicum Solansum tuberosum Capsicum annuum and Solanum melongena when examined by GC-MS technique a rich amount of vitamins and phenolic compounds were found [2].
Jayamurthy, A comparative study on antioxidant activities of different varieties of Solanum melongena.
The scientific name Solanum melongena is derived from a 16th century Arabic term for one variety.
Table 1: Some popular indigenous vegetables available in the western highlands of Cameroon Common/Local name Name Availability Huckleberry (large Solanum scabrum A (1) and small leaf cultivars) Pumpkin Cucurbita moschata A Roselle Hibiscus sabdariffa D Garden eggs (rounded Solanum melongena LD and oblong fruit cultivars) Melon Cucumis melo A Water leaf Talinum triangulare LD Bitter leaf (large Vernonia amygdalina A and small leaf cultivars) Cocoyam Xanthosoma sagittifolium A Amaranth Amaranthus sp A Fluted gourd Telfairia occidentalis A Cowpea Vigna unguiculata A (1) A-All Year round, D-Dry Season, LD-Less in Dry Season Table 2: Some exotic vegetables available all year round in the western highlands of Cameroon Common name Name Okra Abelmoschus spp.
Hypolipidemic effect of flavonoids from Solanum melongena.
Alguns estudos preliminares realizados no Laboratório de Hurlingham (Argentina), no Laboratório Giorgio De Marinis (Universidade Estadual Paulista), em convênio com o USDA-ARS, e pelo Departamento de Entomologia e Nematologia da Universidade da Flórida indicaram que, entre as várias espécies de Solanaceae testadas, apenas na condição de sem chance de escolha, o inseto realizou rápida "alimentação de prova" em folhas de Solanum melongena Linnaeus e, em menor percentual, em Solanum gilo Raddi.