Achara, Āchāra, Acharà: 1 definition
Achara means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Ambiguity: Although Achara has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Acara. It further has the optional forms Āchāra, Achāra, A-chara, Ā-chara, Āchara, Ā-chāra and Achārā.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Achara in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Imperata cylindrica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Calamagrostis lagurus (L.) Koeler (among others).
2) Achara is also identified with Pennisetum purpureum It has the synonym Gymnotrix nitens Andersson (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora Hongkongensis (1861)
· Journal of Japanese Grassland Science (1991)
· Nomenclator Botanicus (1797)
· Observationes Botanicae (1789)
· Journal of the Faculty of Science: University of Tokyo, Botany (1930)
· Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaften (1907)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Achara, for example extract dosage, chemical composition, side effects, pregnancy safety, health benefits, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+13): Achara nwankita, Achara oyibo, Acharabheda, Acharabhrashta, Acharachakrin, Acharachandrika, Acharadhumagrahana, Acharadipa, Acharahina, Acharaj, Acharalaja, Acharalinga, Acharam, Acharama, Acharamanjari, Acharamaryadas, Acharamayukha, Acharan, Acharana, Acharanga.
Ends with (+153): Abhyachara, Adayachara, Adhamachara, Adhyachara, Adityachara, Agastyachara, Ahnikachara, Anachara, Anadhyachara, Anaryasamachara, Anekachara, Angarakachara, Antachara, Antardhanachara, Antarikshachara, Antikavachara, Anvavachara, Apachara, Arachara, Aranyachara.
Full-text: Oke achara, Achara oyibo, Mkpo achara, Achara nwankita.
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