Abelmoschus esculentus


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  • noun

Synonyms for Abelmoschus esculentus

tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews

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Effect of cadmium and mercury on germination, growth, and dry matter production of Abelmoschus esculentus.
Okra Abelmoschus esculentus (L) Moench belongs to the family Malvaceae.
Siemonsma JS and C Kouame Abelmoschus esculentus (L) Moench In: Grubben, GJH and Denton OA (eds.
5 Table 3: Inventory of vegetables Types of vegetables cultivated Number of respondents Scientific name Common name Botanical family Abelmoschus esculentus Okra Malvaceae 48 Solanum macrocarpon Leafy eggplant Solanaceae 10 Corchorus olitorius Jute mallow Tiliaceae 112 Solanum scabrum Nightshade Solanaceae 130 Amaranthus cruentus Amaranth Amaranthaceae 131 Vernonia amygdalina Bitter-leaf Asteraceae 80 Solanum macrocarpum Eggplant Solanaceae 42 Hibiscus sabdariffa Sorrel Malvaceae 10 Types of vegetables cultivated Percentage (%) Scientific name Common name Botanical family Abelmoschus esculentus Okra Malvaceae 36.