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The dried rhizome and root of Taraxacum officinale (family Compositae), the dandelion, a wild plant of wide distribution throughout the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere; alleged to be a tonic and hepatic stimulant.
[Mod. L. fr. Ar. tarakshagūn, wild chicory]
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Taraxacum officinale leaves were freshly collected from unpolluted site, cleaned with distilled water, homogenized in the laboratory and then immediately added to rat diet.
High CP contents were found in some leguminous forages, such as Oxytropis deflexa and Taraxacum brevirostre, in the summer pasture.
A study of soil pollution by heavy metals in the city of Poland using Taraxacum Officinale as a bioindicator, G(2): 1-12.
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Medicago lupulina, Melilotus officinalis and Taraxacum officinale.
alba (meadow-sweet) * -- -- -- Stachys aspera (hyssop hedge nettle) * -- -- -- Stachys tenuifolia (common hedge -- -- -- nettle) * Symplocarpus foetidus (skunk cabbage) * -- -- -- Taraxacum officinale (common dandelion) -- 2.
The Taraxacum genus is a member of the daisy family (Asteraceae).
Its proper name is Taraxacum, derived from the Greek for disorder and remedy.
I A U F Taraxacum officinale Weber SC/NM I P D SpF Tragopogon dubius Scop.
31 Taraxacum Kok-Saghyz (Russian Dandelion): An Alternative to Hevea Natural Rubber--Arif Omer Gozen, Bridgestone Americas Center for Research and Technology
differentialis showed a strong preference for common dandelion, Taraxacum officinale F.