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crossandra

(krɒˈsɑːndrə)
n
(Plants) any shrub of the free-flowering mostly African genus Crossandra, grown in greenhouses for their large yellow, lilac, or orange flowers: family Acanthaceae
[New Latin, from Greek krossos fringed + andros, genitive of anēr man, male (from the fringed anthers)]
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All those jasmine and crossandra garlands adorned with the tight hair buns was a vision, taking us back to the South Asian routes.
The virus was detected in several ornamental species including Portulaca grandiflora, Phlox stolonifera, Scutellaria spp., Crossandra infundibuliformis, Angelonia angustifolia, Torenia spp., Helichrysum spp., Salvia splendens, and Zinnia elegans [2, 12, 15, 17].
(2011) reported that the combi products containing triazoles viz., avatar, merger and nativo were highly inhibitive to the growth of Sclerotium rolfsii in crossandra. Sangeetha and Jahagirdar (2013) reported that mancozeb, carbendazim, thiophanate methyl, hexaconazole, propioconazole completely inhibited the growth of S.rolfsii, R.
(2004) who reported that colchicine treated plants of crossandra decreased number of shoots with increase in concentration.
Viswanathan, "Biosynthesis of silver nano-flakes by Crossandra infundibuliformis leaf extract," Materials Letters, vol.
Sivaraj, "Hepatoprotective potential of petroleum ether leaf extract of Crossandra infundibuliformis on CCl4 induced liver toxicity in albino mice," Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, vol.
New phenotypes of Crossandra infundibuliformis through in vitro culture and induced mutations.
70-80 Bird of paradise Strelitzia reginae 60-85 Bottlebrush Callistemon citrinus, 45-65 Callistemon speciosus Bougainvillea Bougainvillea 50-80 Bouvardia Bouvardia x domestica 55-60 Brassia Brassia 65-70 Bromeliad Tillandsia cyanea 75-85 Bromeliad Vriesia splendens 65-70 Browallia Browallia 65-75 Brunsfelsia Brunsfelsia 55-60 Calla lily Zantedeschia 50-65 elliottiana Camellia Camellia japonica, 50 Camellia sinensis Cape primrose Streptocarpus x 65-70 hybridus Chenille plant Acalypha 60-65 Cineraria Cineraria grandiflora 60-70 Coleus Coleus fredericii, 75 Coleus thyrsoideus Crossandra Crossandra 64 infindibuliformis Cyclamen Cyclamen persicum 46-50 Cymbidium orchid Cymbidium spp.
which was effective against collar rot of crossandra were highly compatible with thiram (32% growth inhibition) and followed by captan (47.5%).
Wong et al., "Antibacterial, antioxidant activity and phytochemical studies of Crossandra infundibuliformis leaf extracts," Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, vol.
(18.) Jagathambigai V, Wijeratnam RSW, Wij esundera RLC., Control of Fusarium oxysporum wilt diseases of Crossandra infundibuliformis var.