Leaves and young shoots of Digera muricata are locally used as a vegetable, e.g. in Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya) and in India. In Kenya they are particularly popular . Digera muricata (L.) Mart. is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Digera (family Amaranthaceae). The record derives. This name is a synonym of Digera muricata (L.) Mart.. The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as a synonym.
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Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. Inflorescence a arvehsis up to 14 cm longaxillary, spike-like bracteate raceme up to 30 cm long, each bract subtending a subsessile partial inflorescence with a central fertile flower and 2 sterile lateral flowers.
It also occurs as a weed in fields, sometimes being troublesome. Plants in human health and nutrition policy.
Rodents of Unusual Size. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: The whole plant is also commonly grazed as a forage, particularly by digerq and goats.
Digera muricata – False Amaranth
Based on digerx of leaves and on form of scales in sterile flowers, several varieties have been distinguished in subsp. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.
Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. This species is featured in: Information on Digera muricata is being researched and written and will appear here shortly. There are 1 news article citations related to Digera muricata L.
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Sometimes Digera muricata is considered a famine food. In Senegal Digera muricata is used internally against digestive system disorders and in India seeds and flowers are used to treat urinary disorders. There are citation in scholarly articles related to Digera muricata L. Digera muricata will most probably remain dibera leaf vegetable of only local importance. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics Which species are on the road to recovery?
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Leaves and young shoots of Digera muricata are locally used as a vegetable, e. Digera muricata Arvemsis muricata x – 3k – jpg medias. Digera muricata Isotype of Digera muricata L. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email.
Based on the venation of the outer tepals 2 subspecies of Digera muricata have been distinguished: Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Fertile flower with 2 firm, boat-shaped outer perianth segments 3—5 mm long and 2—3 inner, slightly shorter, hyaline segments; stamens usually 5, free or slightly connate at base; ovary superior, 1-celled, style filiform, up to 4 mm long, stigmas 2, divergent; lateral flowers consisting of accrescent antler-shaped scales. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.
Annual herb up to 70 cm tall; stem simple or branched, subglabrous, ridged. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.
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Traditional food plants of Kenya. Share this image — Hide sharing options. There are 11 citations in Afrirefs related to Digera muricata L. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Digera muricata Indigenous to Kenya; x – 40k – gif nzdl. Flora of Tropical East Africa.
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Digera muricata Digera muricata. Digera muricata Digera muricata 98 x – 3k – jpg medias. Digera muricata Digera muricata L. Kanjero Digera arvensis and Drumstick leaves Moringa oleifera: This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Fruit a subglobose, hard, indehiscent nutlet c. Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.
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