Hibiscus cannabinus


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Hibiscus cannabinus

[hī‚bis·kəs kə′nab·ə·nəs]
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Therefore, this study was undertaken to: 1) elucidate the potential of Jatropha curcas and Hibiscus cannabinus to clean up toxic heavy metals in soils treated with sewage sludge; and 2) to determine the availability and relative distribution of various forms of the metals in the sewage sludge and treated soils.
In this study, the levels of mineral nutrients (Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Na and Zn) in the leaves of Hibiscus sabdariffa, Amaranthus spinosus, Hibiscus cannabinus, Solanum macrocapon and Vigna unguiculata popularly used in food recipes in northern Ghana were compared with the levels in Colocasia esculenta ("Kontomire", Cocoyam) leaf.