JALAP, a cathartic drug consisting of the tuberous roots of Ipomaea Purga, a convolvulaceous plant growing on the eastern declivities of the Mexican Andes at an elevation of 5000 to 8000 ft.
It is closely related to the Manioc, cassava or tapioca plant (Manihot utilissima) which it resembles when young and exhibits a similar tuberous root system.
Beautiful plants with fleshy tuberous roots, which are the better if not often disturbed.
Among tuberous vegetables the potato comes first.
Interesting and elegant plants, mostly tuberous, growing in good garden soil.
A charming tuberous rooted plant, called winter aconite.
Requires rich, gritty loam of good depth, as it produces tuberous roots I to 2 ft.
Graceful water or marsh plants with hastate leaves, and tuberous, running and fibrous roots.
patens, 2 ft., which is intense azure, has tuberous roots, and may be taken up, stored away and replanted in spring like a dahlia.
Take up bulbs and tuberous roots and dry them in the shade before removing them to the store-room.
Take up the remaining tuberous roots, such as anemones, ranunculuses, &c., by the end of the first week; fill up their places, and any vacancies that may have occurred, with annuals or bedding plants from the reserve ground.
Wheat, Indian corn and many vegetables, especially tuberous, are particularly important.
Africa, from the tuberous roots of which rubber is extracted by the natives.
This is illustrated in the "harbinger of spring," a name given to a small plant belonging to the Umbelliferae, which has a tuberous root, and small white flowers; it is found in the central states of North America, and blossoms in March.
The following is a select list of genera of miscellaneous decorative plants (orchids, palms and ferns excluded; climbers are denoted by *; bulbous and tuberous plants by f) Stove Plants.
The following is a select list of genera of stove plants (climbers are denoted by *, bulbous and tuberous plants by f) Acalypha Achimenest Aeschynanthus Allamanda* Alocasiat Amaryllist Anthurium Aphelandra Aralia Ardisia Arisaemaf Aristolochia * Ataccia Begonia Bertolonia Bignonia* Bromeliads Cactus Caladium f Calathea Centropogon Cissus* Clerodendron * Crinumt Codiaeum (Croton) ORcftIDs.
speciosum from Chile; it has tuberous roots, as have also such well-known perennials as T.
7 a little known but very distinct tuberous species from central Mexico.'
It is possible that the hybridizing of the potato with one or other of the wild types of tuberous Solanums may give rise to a variety which shall be immune, though unfortunately most are themselves liable to the attacks of the fungus, and one of the few crosses so made between the common potato and Solanum Maglia has exhibited the same undesirable trait.
In several species of Smilax the roots become thickened here and there into large tuberous swellings 4 to 6 in.
- Stems tuberous or columnar, not infrequently branched, rarely epiphytic (Peruvian species of Zamia); fronds pinnate, bi-pinnate in the Australian genus Bowenia.
Small tuberous shoots, comparable on a large scale with the bulbils of Lycopodium Selago, are occasionally produced in the axils of some of the persistent leaf-bases; these are characteristic of sickly plants, and serve as a means of vegetative reproduction.
The stems of cycads are often described as unbranched; it is true that in comparison with conifers, in which the numerous branches, Stem springing from the main stem, give a characteristic form to the tree, the tuberous or columnar stem of the Cyca daceae constitutes a striking distinguishing feature.
The thick tuberous stem becomes rapidly narrower, and passes gradually downwards into a tap-root.
In some species branches of the rhizome with tuberous internodes are formed, which serve as a means of vegetative reproduction.
cernuum and other forms with superficial green prothalli is attached to the prothallus by a small foot, and develops at first as a tuberous body (the protocorm) bearing rhizoids; this forms a number of simple leaves, and upon it the apex of the shoot arises later.
In the interior rivers is found the curious and beautiful lace-leaf plant (Ouvirandra fenestralis), with an edible tuberous root.
anticonvulsants in patients with tuberous sclerosis?
Last year I brought in a tuberous begonia and put it in the front porch.
Pathogenicity was confirmed by spray inoculation of the leaves on tuberous begonia and strawberry begonia plants.
ipomoea batatas I. batatas is a crop plant which produces large, tapered, starchy, sweet-tasting tuberous roots.
For the past six years, she has followed from infancy a cohort of 20 children with tuberous sclerosis.
sporadic lymphangioleiomyomatosis is more likely to be progressive than lymphangioleiomyomatosis seen in individuals with tuberous sclerosis complex.
tuberous begonia and put it in the front porch.
tuberous sclerosis complex.
tuberous root which is edible.
tuberous plants, Maca is propagated by seed.
tuberous sclerosis patients with an average IQ of 114.
The species has been used extensively by horticulturists to introduce winter flowering into summer flowering tuberous Begonias.
The orchids of British fields are all of terrestrial habit, and their roots are mostly tuberous (fig.
It is possible, too, that continued cultivation in the rich soil of gardens may induce that tendency to vary when seedlings are raised that is so marked a feature of the potato of commerce, in one or more of the other species of tuberous Solanums. Potchefstroom Another fungus attacking the leaves is Macrosporium Solani (fig.
Bowenia (Australia), - Bi-pinnate fronds; stem short and tuberous (fig.
For the past six years, she has followed from infancy a cohort of 20 children with Tuberous Sclerosis.
All seizure types, except typical absence seizures, can be observed in children with tuberous sclerosis complex.
Sporadic lymphangioleiomyomatosis is more likely to be progressive than lymphangioleiomyomatosis seen in individuals with tuberous sclerosis complex.
The plants grows from a dark brown tuberous root which is edible.
Unlike many other tuberous plants, Maca is propagated by seed.
Dr. Roach: That 's a pretty remarkable group of tuberous sclerosis patients with an average IQ of 114.
Tuberous plants of the Lily order, with spiked flowers, and not of a high order of beauty, thriving in any free garden soil.
Cuckoo Pint (Arum) - Tuberous rooted plants of distinct form; some are hardy.
It is found in many of our cornfields, and is cultivated in Holland for the tuberous roots, which are said to be edible.
Flag (Iris) - Beautiful bulbous or tuberous plants numerous in kind and wonderfully varied in beauty.
Roscoea - A small though interesting genus of tuberous rooted plants from China and the Himalayas, of easy cultivation if planted 4 to 5 inches deep in sandy loam.
The pale green foliage is handsome and the stems run to a length of many feet from a tuberous root, which can be lifted in the autumn after the plant has died down.
Nymphaea Alba Tuberosa - The vigorous Water-Lily of the United States, thriving in deep water, lifting its flowers high out of the water, and spreading rapidly by long tuberous offsets.
Tuberous sclerosis is a genetic disorder in which noncancerous (benign) tumors grow on the brain, skin, kidneys, eyes, heart, and lungs.
The name tuberous sclerosis refers to characteristics of the benign tumors that grow within the brain.
The tumors have root-like or tuberous appendages.
Symptoms of tuberous sclerosis may be identifiable at birth or may develop over time.
In the United States, as of the early 2000s, there are between 25,000 and 40,000 individuals with tuberous sclerosis.
Tuberous sclerosis occurs when at least one of two genes (either TSC-1 on chromosome 9 or TSC-2 on chromosome 16) is defective.
Most cases of tuberous sclerosis occur due to spontaneous mutations.
The tumors of tuberous sclerosis occur throughout the body, including the brain, heart, lungs, kidneys, eyes, and skin.
About 33 to 50 percent of all tuberous sclerosis patients have problems such as learning disabilities, severe mental retardation, attention deficit disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autism, aggression, rage, or self-harming behavior.
Tuberous sclerosis is diagnosed when the characteristic tumors are noted in the skin, heart, brain, or kidneys.
Further examination with CT and/or MRI scans, ultrasound, and Wood's lamps to view the eyes will reveal the presence of the characteristic tumors of tuberous sclerosis.
As of 2004, no cure was available for tuberous sclerosis.
Most individuals with tuberous sclerosis have a normal lifespan.
As of 2004, there was no way to prevent tuberous sclerosis.
Parents of child with tuberous sclerosis should be prepared to answer any questions their child or the child's siblings may have about the disease.
Autism has also been shown to occur more frequently among individuals who have certain medical conditions, including fragile X syndrome, tuberous sclerosis, congenital rubella syndrome, and untreated phenylketonuria.
Tuberous sclerosis-A genetic condition that affects many organ systems including the brain, skin, heart, eyes, and lungs.
These include Phenylketonuria, Williams Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis, and Fragile X syndrome.
Hypopigmentation: A lack or loss of pigment is known as hypopigmentation, which itself can be caused by any number of underlying conditions (such as vitiligo, anemia or tuberous sclerosis, among many others).
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