Abelmoschus esculentus: 1 definition


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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Hibiscus esculentus L., Hibiscus longifolius Willd., Hibiscus longifolius Sessé & Moc., Hibiscus longifolius Roxb., nom. illeg..

References regarding Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Ueber einige künstliche Geschlechter aus der Malvenfamilie (1787)
· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici (1794)
· Species Plantarum, ed. 4 (1800)
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Notulae ad Plantas Asiaticas (1854)
· Essai sur la langue Bambara. (1886)
· Fl. Mexic., ed. 2 (1894)
· Annuario de Belém em commemoração do seu tricentenario, 1616–1916, historico, litterario e commercial.
· Dictionary of the Nyanja Language (1951)
· New Botanist (1976)
· A Bahian Heritage. (1978)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1979)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1983)
· Cytologia (1986)
· Plantas que curam e cortam feitiços. (1988)
· Systematic Botany Monographs (1988)
· Flora of Chiapas (1990)
· Flora de Veracruz (1992)
· Santeria Yoruba. (1995)
· Ewé: the use of plants in Yoruba society. (1995)

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