dracunculus dracunculus

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tuberous herbaceous perennials: dragon arum
  2. (n) type genus of the family Dracunculidae

Synonym(s)

News

  1. New worm infecting U.S. cats discovered

    When Cornell veterinarians found half-foot-long worms living in their feline patients, they had discovered something new: The worms, Dracunculus insignis , had never before been seen in cats.
    on February 20, 2014     Source: Cornell News Service

  2. Upcoming community events announced

    MEETING: The Indiana Herb Study Group will hold its first meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Red Cross building on Kolter Avenue, White Township. The speaker will be member Cindy Rodgers, who will talk about the herb of the year, Artemisia dracunculus, or French tarragon.
    on February 19, 2014     Source: The Indiana Gazette

Quotes

  • "The FDA bans all artemnisia, including dracunculus. That's also known as tarragon, to show how screwy the law is," Seger says.
    on Jan 9, 2008 By: Bob Seger Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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