prickly pear cactus

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Synonyms for prickly pear cactus

cacti having spiny flat joints and oval fruit that is edible in some species

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Bazaid, "Phytochemicals, nutritionals and antioxidant properties of two prickly pear cactus cultivars (Opuntia ficus indica Mill.) growing in Taif, KSA," Food Chemistry, vol.
Now, modern medicine has confirmed that eating the prickly pear cactus pads (or making juice of them) can help those who suffer from diabetes.
Some, like Grilled Prickly Pear Cactus, require ingredients that aren't available in all regions, but most, such as Olive Salsa and Carne Guisada (stewed beef), are easy to find everywhere.
Catalina's terrain was wild and wooly, covered with huge stands of waist-high prickly pear cactus, thickly interlaced clumps of live oak and impassable walls of brush that reminded me of oleander, though I'm sure it wasn't.
Course three offers guests a taste of life near the ocean, with the Veracruz Red Snapper, a traditional Veracruz-style, braised fillet of Gulf Red Snapper with onions and potatoes and paired with Bramble Pear cocktail made with Patron Platinum, Prickly Pear Cactus Puree, lemon juice, simple syrup, crushed ice and raspberry garnish.
I received a prickly pear cactus as a gift, but didn't have much hope for it when I planted it in late March.
The Ancestral Ale was made with essences and ingredients--including local yellow squash, Anasazi beans, sweet corn and prickly pear cactus fruit--that reflect the basic food sources of the Pueblo Indians, who resided in the Chimney Rock area for more than 1,000 years.
Joint halfway leader Woods, who missed McIlroy's initial success in Washington through injury, finished down in 11th place, his Sunday destined to be remembered most for him being attacked by a prickly pear cactus.
It even included Tiger Woods being attacked by a prickly pear cactus.
These little critters are found on prickly pear cactus plants located primarily in South America and Europe, with the acid extracted, collected and pasteurized to rid the carmine of harmful microorganisms such as salmonella.
Banuelos believes that he has found a promising alternative: prickly pear cactus (Opuntia ficusindica), a drought-tolerant plant.
Nopalburgers, made from young and tender nopales leaves harvested from the prickly pear cactus, will be in high profile at the stand of Aachen, Germany-based Mex-Al Sombrero Import Export GmbH during the Anuga fair in Cologne.
Environmental correlates and biological consequences of sexual reproduction in a Sonoran Desert prickly pear cactus, Opuntia engelmannii.
But the land iguana is mainly a vegetarian, eating plants, shrubs, and fruits, especially the prickly pear cactus.