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Definition of the noun abelmoschus esculentus
What does abelmoschus esculentus mean as a name of something?
- tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Hibiscus esculentus
- synonyms of Abelmoschus esculentus: gumbo / lady's-finger / okra / okra plant
- more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
- member of: Abelmoschus / genus Abelmoschus = genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abelmoschus esculentus
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(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench, ...
A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Large Edition by Carol Schiller
Hibiscus abelmoschus Baobab—Adansonia digitata, Adansonia grandidieri Cottonseed—Gossypium species Kapok Seed—Ceiba pentandra Okra— Abelmoschus esculentus, Hibiscus esculentus Meliaceae Andiroba—Carapa guianensis ...
by G. Rehm
Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench Hibiscus esculentus L. Syn. e f g okra, lady's finger okra, gombo Okra IND bhindi P s quiabeiro ocra, gombo 2 Syn. Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medik. Hibiscus manihot L. e sunset hibiscus RI gédi, aibika ...
by Sir George Watt
Abelmoschus esculentus W. & A. Vera. — Bhindi, katavandai, ranturi, rdm-turdi, Hind.; Dhenras, dhiras, rdm-tordi, BenQ-j Bhindi, bhinda tori, rdmturdi, Pb. ; Bhendi, Dec; Bhendi, C. P. ; Bhinda or chendi, Bomb.
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
Abelmoschus esculentus, W. & A.; O' Shaughnessy, Beng.Disp,2i7 Syn. used by old authors for Hibiscus esculentus, Linn., which see. A. ficulneus, W. & A. ( as in Drury ). Syn. for Hibiscus ficulneus, Linn., which see.
by Carole J. Skelly
GRAS Abelmoschus moschatus closely related to (Abelmoschus esculentus). The common names of Syrian mallow, targetleaved mallow, water mallow, and especially rose mallow cancause considerable confusion since they mayreferalso ...
by Rita Singh
Abelmoschus esculentus Moench).
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
Stevels (Abelmoschus caillei Stevels; Abelmoschus esculentus auct. non ...
by Carla Emery
Okra Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus or Hibiscus esculentus) is ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
Abelmoschus esculentus (okra) See Malvaceae. abiotic Non-living. ablation The removal from the ground of ice and snow by melting and sublimation. abrasion ( corrasion) The erosive effect of dragging rock particles across, or impacting them ...
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1881)
by Richard Soule
Gumbo (Abelmoschus esculentus). Old, a. 1. Aged, elderly, not young, of advanced age, advanced inyears. 2. Ancient, antique, antiquated, oldfashioned, olden, not modern. 3. Of long date, not new. 4. Going to decay, worn out. Olden, a . [Rare.] ...
The Treasury of Botany: a Popular Dictionary of Vegetable Kingdom with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms Edited by John Lindley and Thomas Moore (1870)
Abelmoschus esculentus. Abelmoschus Bammia, probablya variety of the preceding. —, BUN. Urena lobatn. —-, MUSK. Abelmoschus moschatus. -, WILD. Malachra. OCHRACEUS. Ochre colour; yellow, imperceptibly changing to brown.
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- Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)
The flower of Okra (= "lady's fingers", Abelmoschus esculentus, Malvaceae) cultivated close to Chimoio town in Mozambique. The green fruit is eaten as a vegetable.
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- Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus): Aphids
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