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

Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br. 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: Alstonia kurzii Hook.f., Alstonia scholaris var. avae A. DC., Alstonia scholaris var. blumei A. DC., Alstonia scholaris var. velutina Monach., Alstonia spectabilis R. Br., Alstonia spectabilis Kurz, nom. illeg., Beluttakaka malabarica (Lam.) Kuntze, Beluttakaka malabarica Kuntze, Chonemorpha malabarica G. Don, Chonemorpha malabarica (Lam.) G. Don, Echites malabaricus Lam., Echites pala Buch.-Ham. ex Spreng., Echites scholaris Linnaeus, Pala scholaris (Linnaeus) Roberty.

References regarding Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica (1756)
· Mantissa Plantarum (1767)
· Encycl. (Lamarck) (1786)
· On the Asclepiadeae (1810)
· Annales du muséum national d’histoire naturelle (1810)
· Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society (1811)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1824)
· Flora of the British India (1882)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Pacific Sci. (1949)
· Bulletin de l’Institut Française d’Afrique Noire
· World Checklist of Seed Plants. (1995)
· World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database (2003)
· Fitoterapia. (2003)
· Journal of Natural Products
· J. Pharm. Pharmac. Sci. (2005)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Pharmacology. (2005)
· Fitoterapia. (2005)
· Alstonia scholaris

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