Centaurea


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Centaurea

a genus of thistles of the Asteraceae family of plants; contain sesquiterpene lactones which cause nigropallidal encephalomalacia in horses. Includes C. melitensis (Maltese cockspur), C. repens (C. picris, Russian or creeping knapweed, hard heads), C. solstitialis (yellow star or St. Barnaby's thistle).
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Centaurea solstitialis. By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003
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i) The Kis-Gaja Ridge site is located in a shallow depression (dolina) of a karstic plateau with semi-humid tall grasses (Arrhenaterum elatius, Dactylis polygama, Brachypodium pinnatum) rich in different Asteraceae (Cirsium arvense, Centaurea spp.
Impacts of the biological control agent Cyphocleonus achates on spotted knapweed, Centaurea maculosa, in experimental plots.
The presence of Salix caprea, Frangula alnus, Rubus idaeus, Trifolium repens, Centaurea cyanus, Arctium tomentosum, Carum carvi, and Fagopyrum esculentum pollen in those honey samples points to a wide diversity of melliferous plants within the area of the Gomerta Landscape Reserve.
uk, 01491 824675) is now offering a number of new varieties including Centaurea americana 'Aloha Blanca', which is robust and tall growing, bearing beautiful, fluffy, ivory-white flowers six inches across, and Papaver somniferum 'Lauren''s Grape', which has crisp, velvety, deep plum-purple petals and attractive grey-blue-green foliage.
The main native vegetation comprises Alhagi maurorum, Astragalus gummifer, Artemisia sieberi, Agropyron repens, and Centaurea cyanus.
Tubers diuretic Celosia argentea Seeds used as demulcent Centaurea iberica Trev.
Digitalis mertonenssis -- the colour of crushed strawberries, pink delphiniums and hazel domes -- were woven through with a plum-purple Centaurea Jordy.
Arbuscular mycorrhizas have been reported to indirectly enhance competitive effects of an invasive forb Centaurea maculosa over a native bunch grass Festuca idahoensis to invade native grasslands of western North America (Marler et al.
Back in its native Eurasian range, Centaurea maculosa grows here and there as an occasional member of mixed-plant communities.
2001) have isolated a number of flavonoid sulphates from roots and aerial parts of Centaurea bracteata Scop.