Leaves and young shoots of Digera muricata are locally used as a vegetable, e.g. in Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya) and in India. In Kenya they are particularly popular . Digera muricata (L.) Mart. is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Digera (family Amaranthaceae). The record derives. This name is a synonym of Digera muricata (L.) Mart.. The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as a synonym.
|Published (Last):||23 July 2005|
|PDF File Size:||17.22 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||11.16 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics Digera muricata is most common on disturbed and waste ground, but occurs in many kinds of habitat, from dry savanna and semi-desert to moist localities on deep clay and mud soils, from sea-level up to m altitude.
X Close Image credit. Digera muricata Digera muricata 98 x – 3k – jpg medias. There are book citations related arbensis Digera muricata L. Digera muricata Supplements to the staple food add Traditional food plants of Kenya. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores plantes vasculairesfamilles 66— Annual herb up to 70 cm tall; stem simple or branched, subglabrous, ridged.
Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Which species are on the road to recovery? Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Inflorescence a long-pedunculate up to 14 cm longaxillary, spike-like bracteate raceme up to diigera cm long, each bract subtending a subsessile partial inflorescence with a central fertile flower and 2 sterile lateral flowers.
Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Digera muricata will most probably remain a leaf vegetable of only local importance.
This species is featured in: Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.
Fruit a subglobose, hard, indehiscent nutlet c. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email.
Digera arvensis Forsk.
It may NOT be used within Apps. The flowers are rich in nectar which is sometimes sucked by children in Kenya.
Digera arvensis Forssk. — The Plant List
If you are able to help please contact: In Senegal Digera muricata is used internally against digestive system disorders and in India seeds and flowers are used to treat urinary disorders. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.
AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Citation in news articles.
There are 1 news article citations related to Digera muricata L. Sometimes Digera muricata is considered a famine food.
Citation in web searches. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Which species are on the road to recovery? Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.