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Synonyms for cladode

a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf

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Opuntia Cladodes. Opuntia cladodes (Figure 1) were collected from a number of plants in Alhama (Murcia, Spain).
More flowers or new cladodes? Environmental correlates and biological consequences of sexual reproduction in a Sonoran Desert prickly pear, Opuntia engelmanii.
Phytochemical constituents were analyzed in methanolic extract of the plant cladodes (Table-2).
Effect of polysaccharides from Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) cladodes on the healing of dermal wounds in the rat.
Number of plants within each grouping of cladodes by size dropped off rapidly at larger sizes, so plants were placed into the groups listed above.
At each site, from 2 to 12 (winter and summer, respectively) samples of Opuntia ficus-indica cladodes infested with Cactoblastis eggs or larvae were collected monthly and brought to the laboratory within 2 to 3 d of collection.
Regarding the morphological data, the highest coefficients of variation were found for the number of cladodes (NOC) (37.08) and total cladode area (TCA) (41.24%).
(2003) observed that during vase life both species of Asparagus showed progressive senescence characterized by yellowing and falling of cladodes.
ficus indica cladodes extract on male renal and cardiac damage and oxidative stress induced by lithium carbonate.
Effect of the species and maturity over the nutrient content of cactus pear cladodes. Agrocien.
Rizwan et al., "Biological activities of Opuntia Monacantha cladodes," Journal of Chemical Society Pakistan, vol.
Cladodes of this plant named "Nopalitos" are consumed mainly as staple food, but according to Mexican popular medicine, some diseases like diabetes mellitus, blood glucose levels, hyper-lipidemy, obesity and gastrointestinal disorders can be alleviated by eating this vegetable (Corrales-Garcia et al.