Adamoda: 1 definition
Adamoda 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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Adamoda in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Bryophyllum pinnatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cotyledon pinnata var. b Lam. (among others).
2) Adamoda is also identified with Kalanchoe pinnata It has the synonym Cotyledon rhizophylla Roxb. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Synopseos Plantarum (Persoon) (1805)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1786)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1825)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· Fieldiana, Botany (1946)
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