Melochia pyramidata

Melochia pyramidata
Me·lo·chia py·ram·i·da·ta (mə-loґke-ə pĭ-ram″ĭ-daґtə) a shrub found in Central America; ingestion by cattle causes derrengue.

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  • Melochia pyramidata — ID 52975 Symbol Key MEPY Common Name pyramidflower Family Sterculiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, LA, PR, TX, VI Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Melochia pyramidata L. — Symbol MEPY Common Name pyramidflower Botanical Family Sterculiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Melochia — arborea, plate from Flora de Filipinas (1880 1883) by Francisco Manuel Blanco Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • derrengue — der·ren·gue (da rāngґga) [Sp., from derrengar to dislocate the hip] a fatal neuropathy of cattle seen in El Salvador following ingestion of the plant Melochia pyramidata, characterized by weakness and paralysis starting in the hindlimbs and… …   Medical dictionary

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