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Definition of Tropaeolum majus
Tropaeolum majusNasturtium Nas*tur"tium, n. [L. nasturtium, for nasitortium,
fr. nasus nose + torquere, tortum, to twist, torture, in
allusion to the causing one to make a wry face by its pungent
taste. See Nose of the face, and Torture.]
1. (Bot.) A genus of cruciferous plants, having white or
yellowish flowers, including several species of cress.
They are found chiefly in wet or damp grounds, and have a
pungent biting taste.
2. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Trop[ae]olum, geraniaceous
herbs, having mostly climbing stems, peltate leaves, and
spurred flowers, and including the common Indian cress
(Trop[ae]olum majus), the canary-bird flower (T.
peregrinum), and about thirty more species, all natives
of South America. The whole plant has a warm pungent
flavor, and the fleshy fruits are used as a substitute for
capers, while the leaves and flowers are sometimes used in
Meaning of Tropaeolum majus from wikipedia
- Tropaeolum majus
, the garden
nasturtium, nasturtium, Indian cress
cress, is a species
of flowering plant
in the family
- officinale). The genus Tropaeolum
America, includes several
very po****r garden
plants, the most common being
, T. peregrinum...
- the same genus
as the more familiar annual nasturtium
of gardens, Tropaeolum majus
. This plant
for its yellow
trumpet-shaped flowers, appearing...
- closely related
to the flowers
). T. majus belongs
to the family
Tropaeolaceae, a sister taxon
to the Br****icaceae...
and sometimes confused
with it. Mint (Mentha spp.) Nasturtium
) Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) P****ionflower (P****iflora spp.) Pineapple...
- usually grown
as an annual, that is commonly known
related, the leaves
of the garden nasturtium
tree in Jetavana
A hybrid nasturtium
) showing nectar
spur, found mainly
in Hardoi district
View of the Terai...
aethiopi**** — nakati
(Asia and tropical
Africa) Tropaeolum majus
— garden nasturtium
(Andes) Viola odorata
— sweet violet
- Honey-like White
Linden, etc. Trifolium pratense Sweet
Red Red clover Tropaeolum majus
Wide range Garden
- Niizu, P.Y.; Delia
B. Rodriguez-Amaya (2005). "Flowers and Leaves
of Tropaeolum majus
L. as Rich Sources
of Lutein". Journal
of Food Science. 70 (9): S605–S609...
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