Lupinus


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Lupinus

temperate zone plant genus of the Fabaceae family of legumes; mature plants can cause several syndromes (the green plants are safe): (1) convulsions after exercise due to alkaloids in the seeds; (2) liver damage caused by fungal toxins (phomopsins) produced by Phomopsis spp. growing on the crop stubble or in the seeds, which also causes intermittent photosensitization (called also lupinosis); (3) possibly precipitation of acute attacks of copper poisoning; (4) skeletal myopathy; and (5) pregnancy toxemia and acetonemia in cows. Includes L. albus, L. albicaulis, L. alpestris, L. andersonii, L. angustifolius, L. arboreus, L. argenteus, L. burkei, L. cosentini (L. digitatus), L. cumulicola, L. cyaneus, L. erectus, L. evermannii, L. formosus, L. greenei, L. latifolius, L. leucophyllus, L. leucopsis, L. littoralis, L. luteus, L. montigenus, L. nootkatensis, L. onustus, L. perennis, L. polyphyllus, L. pusillus, L. spathulatus, L. varius.

Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus laxiflorus, Lupinus sericeus
these plants, together with many other Lupinus spp., contain quinolizidine alkaloids (anagyrine), the cause of the crooked calf syndrome, in which calves are born with limbs in excessive flexion, rotated, generally malpositioned, and malaligned.
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Seeds were collected through open pollination of 11 individuals from each of five natural provenances of Lupinus elegans across an altitudinal gradient of 2312 m to 2885 m a.
Factors influencing seed germination of Lupinus perennis.
En la porcion del Eje Neovolcanico Transversal que atraviesa el estado de Puebla, los Lupinus forman parte del paisaje natural, y para promover su aprovechamiento sustentable se realizo un estudio exploratorio con el objetivo de caracterizar la diversidad de especies del genero a nivel morfologico y de concentracion de proteina en sus semillas en las zonas agricola y forestal de los Valles de Libres y de Serdan del estado de Puebla, Mexico.
Caracterizacion de cepas autoctonas de Bradyrhizobium sp aisladas de Lupinus spp.
Recientemente se identifico el primer inhibidor de aspartico proteasa de Lupinus bogotensis (LbAPI) que tiene una identidad de 76% con vicilinas de las semillas de Lupinus albus (Linnaeus, 1753).
Some genera that were restricted to the Austral-Antarctic regions migrated from the south temperate zones along the Andes as they rose from the lowlands, whereas several important herbaceous genera of the Holarctic region, such as Cerastium, Hypochaeris, Draba, and Lupinus arrived to paramo along the northern migration route after formation of the Isthmus of Panama.
Astragalus, Calia, Sophora, and Lupinus, which produce serious economic loss, particularly in the cattle industry because of their toxicity (Lynn, 1983; Lynn and Shupe, 1984).
1993), and responses of root growth and nitrate uptake to heterogeneous nitrate supply differ between Lupinus angustifolius (dominant tap root and primary lateral system) and L.
However, four Fender's blue butterfly populations are known to feed on either Lupinus albicaulis (sickle-keeled lupine) or L.