Phytochemical investigation of Bidens biternata (Lour.) Merr. and Sheriff.--a nutrient-rich leafy vegetable from Western Ghats of India.

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Bidens biternata, belonging to the family Asteraceae, is an erect annual herb, up to 1 cm in height, and a widespread weed of cultivated areas. This plant is common, particularly in the Western Ghats regions of Kerala state in India. It is used as a leafy vegetable by the Paniya and Kattunaayika tribes of Waynadu Districts in Kerala and also to cure… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12010-012-9652-5

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@article{Sukumaran2012PhytochemicalIO, title={Phytochemical investigation of Bidens biternata (Lour.) Merr. and Sheriff.--a nutrient-rich leafy vegetable from Western Ghats of India.}, author={Pradeesh Sukumaran and Archana G Nair and Devi M Chinmayee and I Mini and Swapna T Sukumaran}, journal={Applied biochemistry and biotechnology}, year={2012}, volume={167 6}, pages={1795-801} }