Amaranthus


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Related to Amaranthus: Amaranthus cruentus, Amaranthus spinosus, Amaranthus viridis, Amaranthus hybridus

Amaranthus

a genus of the plant family Amaranthaceae, many of them succulent weeds of cultivated fields. Contain high levels of nitrate or oxalate or both. Includes A. blitum, A. cruentus, A. deflexus, A. hybridus, A. mitchellii, A. palmeri, A. paniculatus, A. powellii, A. retroflexus, A. spinosus, A. thunbergii, A. viridis.

Amaranthus retroflexus
if eaten in large quantities is capable of causing non-oxalate-induced nephrosis and fatal uremia in cattle and pigs. Called also Prince of Wales feather, redleg, red amaranth, pigweed.
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For instance, Alternanthera sessilis, Amaranthus gangeticus, Colocasia esculenta, Chenopodium album, Lagenaria vulgaris, and Trapa bispinosa are often prescribed by the folk medicinal practitioners to provide necessary vitamins.
Plant species that showed the concentration values of phosphorus greater than 500mg/100g were leaves of Cleome gynandra, Acalypha bipartitae, Hyptis spicigera, Amaranthus graecizans, Solanum nigrum, Asystasia gangetica, seeds of Cajanus cajan, Corchorus olitorius and fruits of Cucumis figarei and Ficus sur (Table 4).
Similar root growth inhibitory effects of aqueous extracts of Vernonia amygdalina, Amaranthus caudatum and Telfairia occidentalis in A.
Allopathic of Rhaphanus Spp, Brassica Nigra and Brassica Oleracea on Germination and Early Growth of Petunia Picoteeseries and Amaranthus Caudatus.
In this study, the levels of mineral nutrients (Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Na and Zn) in the leaves of Hibiscus sabdariffa, Amaranthus spinosus, Hibiscus cannabinus, Solanum macrocapon and Vigna unguiculata popularly used in food recipes in northern Ghana were compared with the levels in Colocasia esculenta ("Kontomire", Cocoyam) leaf.
Consumption level was measured by considering the consumption of the five (5) most important leafy vegetables in the study area namely: Ugwu, celosia, water leaf, amaranthus and okra leaf, though there are other traditional vegetables that are not as popular.
Probably, in low densities of Amaranthus retroflexus, the soybean competed for light by addition of height, whereas in high densities of the weed, it captured light by shifting leaves to upper layers.
Otherwise known as amaranthus, it forms a really eye-catching feature within your summer bedding displays.
Some plants, like Amaranthus spinosus or Spilanthes calva, on the other hand, were consumed as preventive measure against occurrence of multiple and diverse diseases.
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