Portulaca


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Portulaca

plant genus in the family Portulacaceae. Contains high concentrations of oxalic acid and sometimes nitrate, either of which can cause fatal poisoning in hungry stock. Manifested by recumbency and high mortality in sheep. Includes P. australis, P. filifolia, P. oleracea (pigweed, purslane), P. sp.aff. oleracea (munyeroo, inland pigweed).
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The objective of this work was to investigate the effectiveness of salinity, drought and temperature on seeds of Portulaca oleracea L.
After this phase, hypercholesterolemic rats (HC) were divided into two groups fed the same diet supplemented or not with Portulaca oleracea (Po-HC) (0.
Nutritional and biological evaluation of portulaca oleracea (purslane) as untraditional protein source in feeding growing rabbits.
Don Roots astringent, used in menorrhagia Portulaca oleracea Linn.
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Customers will find entirely new series like Spring Matrix pansy, Tumbler impatiens, Picobella Cascade petunia, Happy Trails portulaca and Trilogy petunia.
For those thinking of introducing new elements to their garden, experts recommend plants like Vinca and Portulaca for the summer.
16, 22, 23) * Indigenous dialect to label native plants and animals: --"Wakati (P) Portulaca seed for damper" (p.
Portulaca or moss rose, as it is frequently called, is a low growing annual favorite.
However, bearing in mind the stress they endured during the summer, they would be better employed as autumn and winter bedding, with Sesuvium and Portulaca used for the summer months.
A review of the ethnography of the Cooper Basin (Jones 1979:Chapter 4) indicates that native cereals (grass, acacia and portulaca seeds) were heavily utilised for three to four months each year.
pubescens, Castela galapageia), vines (Passiflora foetida and the introduced Momordica charantia), grasses (especially Setaria setosa), and herbs (Boerhaavia caribaea, Portulaca oleracea).