sweet flag


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Synonyms for sweet flag

perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots

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The present study has been carried with a view to access the growth inhibiting affects of the plant extracts of sweet flag, Acorus calamus (L.), turmeric, Curcuma longa (L.) and neem, Azadirachta indica (A.
grains treated with sweet flag extract, only 20.4 adults emerged which were significantly lower than 44.9 recorded in grains treated with neem extract.
From the root zone of sweet flag a pinch of soil is taken and mixed in water, serially diluted and plated in an agar medium for isolating microorganism.
Figure 3 shows the colonies of microorganism isolated from sweet flags root and figure5 shows the species responsible for atrazine degradation.
Of the two fens in Unit 1, one is dominated by sweet flag plantings and Muhlenbergia mexicana, although it has a small sedge meadow in its upper portion.
But those leaves were of calamus gress, the common sweet flag grass of America, and not, for him, solely democratic herbage but also phallic symbol; and he who gathered them exposed himself by the display of a Hemmingway-like insistence on his maleness that strikes as pathological.
The name Calamus is derived from that of a plant (sometimes called "sweet flag") which symbolizes with its close-knit leaves the mutual support gained from comradeship," <IR> See CALAMUS [2] </IR> .
Upon consuming the juice in secret during the eclipse, extracted from Sweet Flag or Calamus, as recommended by the physician, most of the women, if not all, in question had been rushed to nearest hospitals in the full glare of publicity - in order to be treated for life-threatening bouts of vomiting and diarrhoea.
It lists mandrake root, syrup, and sweet flag root among the ingredients - but the manufacturers say the recipe is not accurate.
* SWEET FLAG: Stephen Jackson goes all patriotic with berries (S)
Filler Sweet flag (Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'): golden yellow leaves.
Because her garden is so tiny, she chose fine-leafed plants such as Japanese maple, sweet flag, and weeping bamboo, with just a hint of broader leaves for contrast.
They're filled with easy-care plants, including golden sweet flag (Acorus), blue fescue, rosy-bronze New Zealand flax, and silvery echeverias.
(In the mountains, where these plants are too frost tender to survive, substitute plants such as red-leaf Japanese barberry or purple smoke tree.) For brightness, McNatt brought in golden Japanese sweet flag (Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'), the grass at the border's edge, as well as lime-green zonal geraniums in pots.
Cili Kaimas is a good place to try a wide variety of Lithuanian cuisine including the "Naked maids in sweet flags" dish, with chicken in chanterelle sauce.