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Lantana

genus of South American plants in the family Verbenaceae; some contain toxic triterpenes, lantadenes, potent hepatoxins; cause severe jaundice and photosensitization. Include L. achyranthifolia, L. aculeata, L. camara, L. montevidensis (L. sellowiana, creeping lantana), L. ovatifolia, L. vetulina; of these only L. camara is well recognized as being pathogenic. Sloughing skin of the muzzle leaves a raw pink surface giving rise to the name 'pink nose'.
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Lantana camara. By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003
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The results of our study may contribute to the planning of a fertilization program for CCC-treated Lantana plants, a promising genus in landscaping in many countries around the world.
The knowledge of NR is essential for the establishment of fertilization programs which are necessary to maintain as much as possible a high quality flowering CCC-treated lantana.
The necessity for carrying out the present work resulted from the test of the hupothesis of the different physiological and nutritional response of Lantana plants to different CCC concentrations and environments.
The results of this study will provide new insights on the effective development of an appropriate fertilization program for CCC-treated Lantana plants under changing environments.
Lantana SLA values under 66% shading were always higher (P less than 0.
It was concluded from the study that lantana ingestion lead to gross rumen microbial inactivity in sheep and combined treatment comprising fluid therapy, activated charcoal, purgative, rumen rejuvenator and liver tonics was successful for improved fermentation activity of microbial population.
Lantana poisoning in an organised sheep farm and its management.
The mechanism of rumen stasis in lantana poisoned sheep.
Administration of activated charcoal for the treatment of lantana poisoning of sheep and cattle.
Place a few yellow-flowered lantana plants into a ground cover of the lavender type, or cluster a light pink-flowered kind against a backdrop of plum-colored foliage such as purple hopseed bush (Dodonea viscosa "Purpurea') or flowering plum (Prunus blireiana).
In colder climates, lantana usually loses its leaves at about 25|; roots usually survive to 21|.
Photo: Trailing lantana spills from a hanging basket.