Amia: 1 definition


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Amia in Cameroon is the name of a plant defined with Calpocalyx heitzii in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

2) Amia is also identified with Calpocalyx klainei It has the synonym Calpocalyx klainei Harms (etc.).

3) Amia in India is also identified with Anodendron paniculatum It has the synonym Echites paniculatus Roxb., nom. illeg. (etc.).

4) Amia in Ivory Coast is also identified with Alstonia boonei It has the synonym Alstonia congensis Engl. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1995)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1887)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1912)
· Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi (1869)
· Kew Bulletin (1993)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1938)

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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.

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