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pennywort

1. a crassulaceous Eurasian rock plant, Umbilicus rupestris (or Cotyledon umbilicus), with whitish-green tubular flowers and rounded leaves
2. a marsh plant, Hydrocotyle vulgaris, of Europe and North Africa, having circular leaves and greenish-pink flowers: family Hydrocotylaceae
3. a gentianaceous plant, Obolaria virginica, of E North America, with fleshy scalelike leaves and small white or purplish flowers
4. any of various other plants with rounded penny-like leaves
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"Floating Pennywort is a particular menace, and if we didn't tackle it then it would choke our waterways and cause real damage to our native wildlife.
BLACK COW CHEDDAR, PICKLED WALNUT AND PENNYWORT SALAD SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS PS 120-150g black cow cheddar cheese, broken into small chunks PS 4 pickled walnuts, quartered (reserve the juices) PS A handful of pennywort or small salad leaves, washed and dried PS A few chive flowers FOR THE DRESSING PS 1 tbls pickled walnut juice PS 4 tbls extra virgin rapeseed oil PS Salt and freshly ground black pepper METHOD PS Mix the ingredients for the dressing together and season to taste.
Brown with pockets of pennywort, an aquatic vegetation that looks like a small version of lily pads.
(33) The extracts of edible plants (Beijing grass, pennywort, gingko, cat's whiskers, and grape seed) at the concentration of 1 mg/ml inhibited the fructose-mediated glycation of BSA by 50-30%.
Apiaceae/Umbelliferae Centella Asiatic Tangila a leaves asiatica (L.) pennywort lopa Urb.
An in vitro study of the effect of Centella asiatica (Indian pennywort) on enteric pathogens.
Other common names are March pennywort, Indian pennywort, hydrocotyle, brahmi, and luei gong gen.
Various approaches have been reported in mitigating rumen methane emission but their practical use have not yet been clearly shown (Hook et al., 2009).Asiatic Pennywort (Centella asiatica (L.) urban) is a stoloniferous perennial herb, commonly growing in humid areas in several tropical countries.
If you are buying plants for your pond, make sure to avoid the five following non-native invasive species that since April 6 this year are now banned: Azolla filiculoides (water fern); Myriophyllum aqua ticum (Parrot's fern); Hydrocotyle ranunculoides (floating pennywort); Ludwigia grandiflora (water primrose); Crassula helmsii (New Zealand pygmyweed).
DNA barcoding discriminates the noxious invasive plant species, floating pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides L.f.), from non-invasive relatives.
(Family: Apiaceae; English: Asiatic pennywort; Bengali: thankuni) are also consumed in the cooked form as soup or as a vegetable dish in Bangladesh, more so during episodes of gastrointestinal disorders like diarrhea, dysentery, bloating, and indigestion.