bishop's weed


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bishop's weed

n.
1. See goutweed.
2. A chiefly Mediterranean annual plant (Ammi majus) in the parsley family, grown as a source of psoralen compounds used in medicine and as an ornamental for its compound umbels of small white flowers.
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Trachyspermum ammi L belongs to Apiaceae or Umbelliferae family, commonly known as bishop's weed (Jeet et al.
The bishop's weed seeds were obtained from local seeds market of Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
The study evaluated multiple shoot regeneration on NaOCl treated seed explants of bishop's weed cultured on 1.0 A- MS medium containing 10 variants each of Kin, TDZ and BAP singly or in combination with IBA.
Shoot regeneration from mature seed explant of Bishop's Weed on different KIN-IBA concentrations
"Adult moths are lured towards paler coloured flowers which show up at dusk such as hemp agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum), nightscented flowers such as evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) and night-scented stock, long tubular flowers including common honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) and Verbena bonariensis, open flowers such as cosmos and bishop's weed (Ammi majus), and aquatic plants such as aromatic water mint or purple loosestrife," she says.
Ammi majus (false bishop's weeds) Lots of white lacy flowers and ferny foliage, this will manage a bit of shade.