Dukus Details of record no: Technical Handbook No Flowers bisexual, equal; corolla tubular, 8—10 mm long, violet, mauve or purple. This variation is not yet fully understood. They are mucilaginous and rubehs for soups and sauces. Volume 1, Families A—D. Useful plants of Nyasaland.
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Shaktigis Traces of alkaloids have been recorded in stems and leaves and an abundance of tannins in the roots. Selection for desirable characteristics seems possible.
Wageningen Agricultural University, Wageningen, Netherlands. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores plantes vasculairesfamilletome 3. In East Africa it is used as an antidote against any form of poisoning. Research on the use as a vegetable would benefit from a better understanding of the variation within the species.
Rubems are 51 citation in scholarly articles related to Crassocephalum rubens Juss. Showing 0 of 0 comments. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Crassocephalum rubens occurs as a weed in arable land, along riversides and roadsides, mostly at higher altitudes. They are mucilaginous and used for soups and sauces. Cultivation of Crassocephalum rubens is restricted to south-western Nigeria. There are book citations related to Crassocephalum rubens Juss. Crassocephalum rubens — Useful Tropical Plants Crassocephalum rubens is used medicinally as a stomachic and to treat liver complaints and colds, and externally to treat burns, sore eyes filariaearache, leprosy and breast cancer.
As Crassocephalum rubens is widespread in the tropics it is not threatened with extinction. Wageningen Agricultural University Papers 90—1. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands. Crassocephalum rubens is found throughout tropical Africa including the Indian Ocean islands, where it is probably introduced; it is also reported from Lesotho, South Africa and Yemen. An overview of the cultivated species.
Fresh leaves contain per g edible portion: Until recently Crassocephalum rubens and Crassocephalum sarcobasis were considered distinct species with considerable variation within each species. Medicinal and poisonous plants 3. Variation has resulted in the distinction of 2 types in northern Sierra Leone.
Notes on Compositae 4. There are 13 ruvens in Afrirefs related to Crassocephalum rubens Juss. Propagation is by stem cuttings 20—25 cm long, obtained from mature shoots. International Journal of Tropical Agriculture 13 1—4: Inflorescence a head, up to 18 heads arranged in a terminal corymb. Flowers bisexual, equal; corolla tubular, 8—10 mm long, violet, mauve or purple. A diagnostic survey of farm resources and farm produce of the peasant farmers of the south-western Nigeria.
This variation is not yet fully understood. Kenya Literature Bureau, Nairobi, Kenya. Although widely considered a weed, it can be easily controlled, and promoting its cultivation as a vegetable or medicinal craxsocephalum is not likely to aggravate the weed problems. Crassocephalum rubens Aluka — Crassocephalum rubens Juss. Leaves arranged spirally, sessile; stipules absent; blade of lower leaves elliptical, oblanceolate or obovate, 4. It requires support and shade and is often grown among cocoa trees.
Details of record no: The crassocephlaum plants of West Tropical Africa. In Uganda the leaves are dried, chopped and cooked with peas or beans.
In Malawi the leaves and young shoots are cooked with groundnuts and tomatoes added. Crassocephalum rubens Crassocephalum rubens x — 47k — jpg www. Removal of the flowering shoots encourages leaf production. Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Crassocephalum rubens var. Variation in taste in Malawi means that some types are regularly eaten, others only in times of shortage.
There are 3 Wikipedia citations related to Crassocephalum rubens Juss. However locally, for example in Cameroon, it has virtually disappeared through over-exploitation, and cultivation in Nigeria appears to be a response to decreased availability from the wild. Medicinal plants of East Africa.
In tropical Africa Crassocephalum comprises about 24 species, many of which have medicinal uses. Useful plants of Nyasaland. Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. TOP Related.
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Shat Citation in crassocephaljm articles. Kenya Literature Bureau, Nairobi, Kenya. The genus is placed in the tribe Senecioneae. Cultivation of Crassocephalum rubens is restricted to south-western Nigeria. Wild food plants and mushrooms of Uganda. Useful plants of Nyasaland. Removal of the flowering shoots encourages leaf production.
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