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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Arupakam in India is the name of a plant defined with Eclipta prostrata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Wedelia psammophila Poepp. (among others).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1992)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1983)
· Anales de Ciencias Naturales (1803)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1989)
· Revista Brasileira de Genética (1986)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1836)

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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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