genus Alternanthera

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Noun1.genus Alternanthera - genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australiagenus Alternanthera - genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
amaranth family, Amaranthaceae, family Amaranthaceae - cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
alligator grass, alligator weed, Alternanthera philoxeroides - prolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowers; clogs waterways with dense floating masses
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Light quality on the in vitro growth and production of pigments in the genus Alternanthera. Journal of Crop Science and Biotechnology, 18(5), 349-357.
Species of the genus Alternanthera contain various biologically active compounds, including betalains (betacyanins and betaxanthins), ecdysteroids, flavonoids, saponins, and triterpenes (FERREIRA & DIAS, 2000).