Achyranthes aspera: 1 definition

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

1) Achyranthes aspera L. 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: Achyranthes aspera Wall., Achyranthes aspera J. Jacq., Achyranthes aspera Duss, Achyranthes aspera var. indica L., Achyranthes aspera var. obtusifolia (Lamarck) Suess., Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill., Achyranthes indica Mill., Achyranthes obtusifolia Lam., Achyranthes robusta C.H. Wright, Centrostachys aspera (L.) Standl., Centrostachys aspera Standl., Centrostachys indica (L.) Standl., Centrostachys indica Standl..

References regarding Achyranthes aspera L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1783)
· Flora Indica (1824)
· Numer. List (6924)
· Ann. Inst. Col. Marseille (1896)
· Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
· Boletim da Sociedade Broteriana (1958)
· Research Bulletin (1970)
· Flora of West Pakistan (1974)
· The India Journal of Experimental Biology (IJEB) (1977)
· Recent Res. Pl. Sci. (1979)
· Journal of Palynology (1980)
· Economic Botany (1981)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1982)
· Acta Botanica Indica (1982)
· Tropical Plant Science Research. New Delhi (1983)
· Taxon (1992)
· Opera Botanica (1993)
· Phytomedicine. (2002)
· Phytotherapy Research (2003)
· Veterinary and Human Toxicology (2003)
· Contraception (2006)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2006)
· African Health Sciences (2006)

2) Achyranthes aspera L. var. argentea (Thwaites) C.B. Clarke is another plant having the following synonyms: Achyranthes argentea Thwaites, Achyranthes aspera var. argentea (Lam.) Boiss..

References regarding Achyranthes aspera L. var. argentea (Thwaites) C.B. Clarke for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1785)
· Autikon Botanikon (1840)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Zeylaniae (1861)
· Flora orientalis (1879)
· The Flora of British India (1885)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1909)

3) Achyranthes aspera L. var. aspera is another plant having the following synonyms: Achyranthes aspera var. indica L., Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill., Achyranthes obtusifolia Lam., Centrostachys indica (L.) Standl..

References regarding Achyranthes aspera L. var. aspera for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1783)
· Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
· Fieldiana, Botany (1946)
· Fieldiana, Botany (1983)
· Revista de Biologia Tropical (1995)
· Harvard Papers in Botany (2005)

4) Achyranthes aspera L. var. porphyrostachya (Wall. ex Moq.) Hook. f. is another plant having the following synonyms: Achyranthes argentea Lam., Achyranthes argentea Thwaites, Achyranthes argentea var. borbonica Berhaut, Achyranthes porphyristachya Wall., Achyranthes porphyristachya Moq., Achyranthes porphyristachya Wall. ex Moq., Achyranthes porphyrostachya Wall., Achyranthes porphyrostachya Moq., Achyranthes porphyrostachya Wall. ex Moq..

References regarding Achyranthes aspera L. var. porphyrostachya (Wall. ex Moq.) Hook. f. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1785)
· Numer. List (6925)
· Autikon Botanikon (1840)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1849)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Zeylaniae (1861)
· Flora orientalis (1879)
· The Flora of British India (1885)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1909)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France, Mémoires (1954)

5) Achyranthes aspera L. var. rubrofusca (Wight) Hook. is another plant having the following synonyms: Achyranthes rubrofusca Wight.

References regarding Achyranthes aspera L. var. rubrofusca (Wight) Hook. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Icones Plantarum Indiae Orientalis (1778)
· The Flora of British India (1885)
· Tetrahedron.

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