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Definition of Tropaeolum majus

Tropaeolum majus
Nasturtium 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 salads.

Meaning of Tropaeolum majus from wikipedia

- Tropaeolum majus, the garden nasturtium, nasturtium, Indian cress or monks cress, is a species of flowering plant in the family Tropaeolaceae, originating...
- officinale). The genus Tropaeolum, native to South and Central America, includes several very po****r garden plants, the most common being T. majus, T. peregrinum...
- the same genus as the more familiar annual nasturtium of gardens, Tropaeolum majus. This plant is cultivated for its yellow trumpet-shaped flowers, appearing...
- closely related to the flowers po****rly known as nasturtiums (Tropaeolum majus). T. majus belongs to the family Tropaeolaceae, a sister taxon to the Br****icaceae...
- flower and sometimes confused with it. Mint (Mentha spp.) Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) P****ionflower (P****iflora spp.) Pineapple...
- usually grown as an annual, that is commonly known as nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus). Though not closely related, the leaves of the garden nasturtium also...
- Anandabodhi tree in Jetavana Monastery, Sravasti A hybrid nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) showing nectar spur, found mainly in Hardoi district View of the Terai...
- western Asia) Solanum aethiopi**** — nakati (Asia and tropical Africa) Tropaeolum majusgarden nasturtium (Andes) Viola odoratasweet violet (Europe, northern...
- Honey-like White Linden, etc. Trifolium pratense Sweet Red Red clover Tropaeolum majus ****y, peppery Wide range Garden Nasturtium, Indian cress, monks cress...
- 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...