antirrhinum majus

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Flowers that open and close their “mouth” when squeezed. Yellow, pink, purple, white or red flowers on top of tall spikes. Some are pink or purple with yellow “lips”. Spirally-arranged lance-shaped leaves. Bland tasting but edible. Contains anthocyanin which can easily convert to flavonoids that help endometriosis. Also used to increase sexual desire and calm nervous tension in women during menstruation. Muscle relaxer. Aids liver in carbohydrate metabolism, which improves energy levels.
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Effects of seedling container size and nursing period on the growth, flowering, and yield of cut flowers in snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus L.).
Effects of planting density and methods of raising seedlings on flowering, yield and quality of cut flowers in snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus L.).
Effects of planting density, container size and period of raising seedlings on the flowering and quality of snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus L.) cut flowers in non-pinching culture.
Effects of pinching node positions on the growth and flowering of snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus L.).
Lo mismo ocurre con las especies naturalizadas Antirrhinum majus, Lantana camara, Pelargonium inquinans y Populus alba.
Rodriguez & Garcia (2005), Tabla 4 Umbilico gaditani-Aeonietum urbici (Soncho-Sempervivion, Soncho-Sempervivetalia, Greenovio -Aeonietea) Altitud (m s.m.) 400 Area ([m.sup.5]) 6 Pendiente ([grados]) 20 Exposicion NW Cobertura (%) 50 No de especies 8 Caracteristicas Aeonium holochrysum 3 Umbilicus gaditanus 1 Aeonium haworthii + Companeras Davallia canariensis 1 Polypodium macaronesicum 1 Crassula multicava 2 Crassula lycopodioides 2 Antirrhinum majus + Procedencia del inventario: Tenerife.
These Antirrhinum majus varieties are normally grown in Britain as half-hardy annuals, sown early with heat, spaced out in trays, gradually hardened off and planted outdoors in May.
Free (1970) invoked floral scent to explain color-independent discrimination by bees foraging in plots of Antirrhinum majus, A.
Pigmentation mutants produced by transposon mutagenesis in Antirrhinum majus. Plant J., 1:59-69.
Induced biosynthesis of pelargonidin, cyanidin and delphinidin in Antirrhinum majus. Heredity, 33:108-112.
Genetic control of chalcone synthase activity in flowers of Antirrhinum majus. Phytochemistry, 21: 2231-2234