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Related to mucuna: Mucuna pruriens
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Noun1.mucuna - any of several erect or climbing woody plants of the genus Mucuna; widespread in tropics of both hemispheres
genus Mucuna, genus Stizolobium, Stizolobium - genus of tropical herbs and woody vines having trifoliate leaves and showy flowers in axillary clusters
Florida bean, Mucuna aterrima, Mucuna deeringiana, Mucuna pruriens utilis, Stizolobium deeringiana, velvet bean, Bengal bean, Benghal bean, cowage - the annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Studying green manure in organic production of lettuce, using velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC), jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis (L.) DC.), crotalaria (Crotalaria spectabilis Roth), dwarf pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan cv.
Antiplasmosidal activity of aqueous leaf extract of mucuna pruriens linn in mice infected with Plasmodium berghei.
Quartzo) Triticum aestivum Summer cover T1 Black velvet bean Mucuna aterrima T2 Gray velvet bean Mucuna cinerea T3 Sorghum Sorghum bicolor T4 Sunflower Helianthus annuus T5 Dwarf velvet bean Stizolobium deeringianum T6 Green velvet bean Mucuna pruriens var.utilis Treatment Family Density pl [ha.sup.-1] T1 - - T2 Poaceae 300.000 T3 Brassicaceae 30.000 T4 Leguminosae 150.000 T5 Poaceae 300.000 T6 Poaceae 300.000 T1 Fabaceae 30.000 T2 Fabaceae 30.000 T3 Poaceae 150.000 T4 Asteraceae 40.000 T5 Fabaceae 30.000 T6 Fabaceae 30.000 Table 2.
Iphimeis dives Germar (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) larvae and adults feed on numerous plants, including Acacia decurrens Willd., Glycine max (L.) Merr., Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC, Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Sabinsa's Mucuna extract from the dried seeds of Mucuna pruriens is standardized to contain a minimum of 15% L-DOPA.
Similarly, a study published in Indian Journal of Pharmacology has confirmed the anticataleptic and antiepileptic activity of ethanolic extract of leaves of Mucuna pruriens.
The genus of "Poonakali" is Mucuna, which belongs to the family Fabaceae.
Don; LES) reduced GIN parasite burdens in goats [7] and velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens L.