Allium cepa: 1 definition


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

Allium cepa 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: Allium angolense Baker, Allium ascalonicum auct., Allium nigritanum A. Chev..

References regarding Allium cepa L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc., (1939)
· Can. Vet. J., (1977)
· Am. J. Vet. Res., (1979)
· Acta Agron. Acad. Sci. Hung., (1980)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1996)

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