c. maculata

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A cute little flower with shiny elongated evergreen leaves with toothy edges that grow in pairs or whorls of 3 or 4 from stem. Pinkish white flowers grow in little umbrella shape, 4-8 at a time. Delicious scent and flavor. Used to flavor candy and soft drinks. Indians used to boil it for tuberculosis and drink tea for urinary infections, rheumatism, colds, kidney stones. Antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent, diuretic. Contains hydroquinones, a natural antibiotic to fight cystitis, urethritis, gonorrhea. The whole plant is edible and used as powerful medicine.
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Therefore, the morphological similarity between the pollen grains prevented the simultaneous offer of their flowers, and thus, these were offered individually to the fourth instar larvae and C.
Comparing the three botanical species among themselves, in 24 hours of exposure to the flowers, the quantity of pollen grains from the three species ingested by the fourth instar larvae of C.
Several important observations were obtained from the failed preliminary experiment, most importantly that the treatment of spider mite-infested impatiens plants with C.
Microscopic examination of the leaves collected from all tents treated with C.
Differentiation of 313-L1 pre-adipocytes with fermented C.
001) at 800 [micro]g/ml by fermented and unfermented C.
pilularis piles had higher retentions than similarly treated C.