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nasturtium

Herbal medicine
(1) Tropaeolum majus (Indian cress), a flowering plant that contains glucotrapeoline, which hydrolyses to form sulphur-based antibiotics; it is antimicrobial, haematopoietic and purgative, and has been used for respiratory and urinary tract infections. 
(2) Watercress, see there; Nasturtium officinale.
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El termino tropaeolum deriva del griego T portalov, o pequeno trofeo (sic), debido a la disposicion de sus hojas y flores.
HOSTS: Carvalhomiris truncatus has been collected on an unidentified species of Tropaeolum (Tropaeolaceae).
We studied floral development in Lepidium virginicum (Poor-man's pepper) and Tropaeolum majus (Nasturtium) as part of a larger project to understand the evolution of floral form and development in the order Capparales.
By mid-October, when the foliage has been blackened by frost, gladioli and other summer-flowering corms, tubers of Tropaeolum tuberosum and half-hardy summer flowering bulbs like chincherinchees should be lifted.
Background: Nasturtium (Indian cress, Tropaeolum majus) is known for its pharmacological value in the treatment of bacterial infections of the upper air tract and urinary bladder.
Presence of upright ray cells predominantly or exclusively is seen in Tropaeolum, some Resedaceae, and numerous insular Brassicaceae (Carlquist, 1971; Lens et al.
An orchid print by John Nugent Fitch worth PS100-200 Left: a Walter Fitch illustration from Popular Garden Botany(PGP) showing Chrysanthemum Sinense, Lobelia splendens, Valeriana rubra and Scabiosa atropurpurea Pharbitas hispida and Convolvulus tricolor (Walter Fitch - PGP) Jasmine officinalis and Jasmine fruticans (Walter Fitch - PGP) Another orchid print by John Nugent Fitch worth PS100-200 Reseda odorata, Tropaeolum majus and Althea rosea (Walter Fitch - PGP) Battered but not yet broken: Popular Garden Botany by Agnes Catlow and illustrated by Walter Fitch
ademas de Adesmia pinnifolia, Ephedra andina, Berberis empetrifolia, Senecio uspallatensis, Adesmia subterranea, Menonvillea cuneata y Tropaeolum polyphyllum (Cabrera, 1971).
Las especies de Tropaeolum habitan en bosques, arbustales mixtos, quebradas humedas, laderas rocosas y estepas, hasta los 3000 m s.
Tropaeolum speciosum is a superb contender for climbing up that overgrown conifer at the bottom of the garden as it likes the dry soil conditions.
Nasturtiums, Tropaeolum majus, are grown worldwide, both as garden flowers and for culinary uses.