O linho é uma planta herbácea que chega a atingir um metro de altura e pertence à família das lináceas. Compõe-se basicamente de uma substância fibrosa, da qual se extraem as fibras longas para a fabricação . It is a food and fiber crop cultivated in cooler regions of the world. It is hardy to zone (UK) and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Jun to July, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September. Common Name : Flax, Common flax Habitats : Not known in the wild USDA hardiness : 4-Range : Possibly native to Europe.
Native Status: CAN W LI. The plant is self-fertile. Other Common Names: flax. In addition to referring to the plant itself, the word flax may refer to the unspun fibers of the flax plant.
It is native to the region extending from the eastern Mediterranean to India and was probably . It is grown for both its fiber and its seeds. Crushed seeds make a good poultice, either alone or . Stem erect, glabrous, branched at the base. Leaves alternate, linear to lanceolate, 1-3. Stems simple, cylindric, erect, woody at base, apically corymbosely branched.
Linum usitatissimum , or common flax, is a useful plant that has been cultivated for thousands of years. Impact of dietary flaxseed ( linum usitatissimum ) supplementation on biochemical profile in healthy rats. Tomaz Pacheco J(1), Beltrame Daleprame J, Teles Boaventura G. Author information: (1)Experimental Nutrition Laboratory, College of . It is an ancient crop that is widely cultivated as a source of ﬁber, oil and medicinally relevant compounds.
Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Etymology: Linufrom the old Greek name for flax, linon, used by Theophrastus Plants: erect, annual, up to . In present study, a novel and efficient green approach has been devel. In every way a useful plant. Not only is it the provider of linseed oil, and of the fibre used for the making of linen, but it is also a beautiful and very easily grown annual, producing its brilliant, sky- blue flowers in great profusion during the summer.
Citation for this treatment: Adam C. Linum perenne differs by its perennial life cycle, multiple stems, toothless and hairless sepals, and leaves that are single-veined or three-veined only near the base. Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC). Sky-blue flowers with five petals appear in summer, followed by roun dry capsules containing several glossy, oval, flattened brown seeds.
Flax needs well-drained soil in sun and . Republication or redistribution, including by framing or similar means, is prohibited without the prior written consent of copyright holder. A população mundial vem demonstrando crescente preocupação com a alimentação e seus constituintes, o que incentiva a indústria de alimentos a investir em produtos saudáveis e nos ditos alimentos funcionais.