Crassocephalum rubens (Juss. ex Jacq.) [family ASTERACEAE ] (stored under name); Crassocephalum cernuum Hiern [family ASTERACEAE ]. Crassocephalum rubens (Juss.) S. Moore [family COMPOSITAE]. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Collection. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa . Crassocephalum rubens (Jussieu ex Jacquin) S. Moore, J. Bot. 蓝 花野茼蒿 lan hua ye tong hao. Senecio rubens Jussieu ex Jacquin, Hort. Vindob .
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Crassocephalum rubens – Wikipedia
There are book citations related to Crassocephalum rubens Juss. Research on the use as a vegetable would benefit from a better understanding of the variation within the species. Crassocephalum rubens Crassocephalum crepidioides x – 25k – crassocwphalum en.
There are citation in web searches related to Crassocephalum rubens Juss. It requires support and shade and is often grown among cocoa trees.
African Plants – A Photo Guide – Crassocephalum rubens (Juss. ex Jacq.)
Crassocephalum rubens Crassocephalum rubens Jacq. In East Africa it is used as an antidote against any form of poisoning.
As Crassocephalum rubens is widespread in the tropics it is not threatened with extinction. It crassocephxlum grown in well-drained soils with a high organic matter content. Wild food plants and mushrooms of Uganda.
Cultivation of Crassocephalum rubens is restricted to south-western Nigeria. They are mucilaginous and used for soups and sauces. The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland. Wageningen Agricultural University, Wageningen, Netherlands.
Medicinal plants of East Africa. Kew Bulletin 41 4: In Malawi the leaves and young shoots are cooked with groundnuts and tomatoes added. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands.
International Urbens of Tropical Agriculture 13 1—4: The useful plants of West Tropical Africa.
A diagnostic survey of farm resources and farm produce of the peasant farmers of the south-western Nigeria. Crassocephalum rubens occurs as a weed in arable land, along riversides and roadsides, mostly at higher altitudes. Leaves arranged spirally, sessile; stipules absent; blade of lower leaves elliptical, oblanceolate or obovate, 4. The genus is placed in the tribe Senecioneae. Citation in web searches.
Food composition table for use in Africa. Inflorescence a head, up to 18 heads arranged in a terminal corymb. Notes on Compositae 4. In Uganda the leaves are dried, chopped and cooked with peas or beans. In tropical Africa Crassocephalum comprises about 24 species, many of which have medicinal uses.
Wageningen Agricultural University Papers 90—1.
There are 3 Wikipedia citations related to Crassocephalum rubens Juss. Flowers bisexual, equal; corolla tubular, 8—10 mm long, violet, mauve or purple.
There are 51 citation in scholarly articles related to Crassocephalum rubens Juss. Kenya Literature Bureau, Nairobi, Kenya. The leaves of Crassocephalum rubens are commonly eaten in south-western Nigeria, less so in other humid zones of West and Central Africa.
Erect, annual herb up to 80 cm tall. Crassocephalum rubens Aluka – Crassocephalum rubens Juss.