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Synonyms for plumbago

used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors

any plumbaginaceous plant of the genus Plumbago

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At present, the most exploited source of plumbagin is the roots of Plumbago spp.
The most exciting of the projects is the Plumbago and Winterbourne occurrences.
And I would tell him again it was a common plumbago, Ubiquitous here but
pylori in vivo through either antibacterial or anti-adhesive abilities include thyme (Thymus vulgaris), Plumbago zeylanica, Scutellaria baicalensis, the bark of a Brazilian tree Calophyllum brasiliense, Nigella sativa seeds, fenugreek sprouts (Trigonella foenum-graecum) and blackcurrent (Ribes nigrum) seeds (Lengsfeld 2004, Randhir 2004, Salem 2010, Souza 2009, Tabak 1996, Wang 2005, Wu 2008).
Christopher Wintle (London: Plumbago, in association with The William Alwyn Foundation; Rochester, NY: Boydell 8c Brewer, 2006), 178-80, and passim.
Studies have been under taken to find out specific markers for important medicinal plants like Saraca asoka and Plumbago zeylanica.
The plumbago purchased for a rock garden grew in the shade at the front of the house, a dozen plants or so that had now spread.
Plumbago and bougainvillea are readily available in this country, but they are tender and won't survive the frost so grow them indoors in pots, and place them in a sunny position outside during the summer.
Plumbagin, 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1, 4-nepthoquinone isolated from Plumbago zeylanica cured R-plasmids in E.
Houses covered in plumbago and bougainvillea rise on either side of the stairs.
My favorites are milkweed and blue porterweeds, a few pentas, a couple of larger plants like plumbago and clerodendrum.
For the sun, sky blue cape plumbago and orange or yellow trumpet vines (Tecoma species) are also marginal but worth the risk.
Among the colorful specimens now on display on the property are daylilies, snowball trees, hydrangea, plumbago, Peruvian lilies, verbena, hibiscus, butterfly bushes, phlox, cannas, white and orange ginger lilies, dianthus, and daffodils.
From England, growing in the gardens of our London apartment, I snipped from Ceratostigma willmottianum - a member of the plumbago family - several cuttings in the summer of 2007.
purples, some lavenders, and the waterfall of rank plumbago.