Asclepias syriaca: 1 definition


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

Asclepias syriaca 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: Asclepias apocinum Gaterau, Asclepias capitellata Raf., Asclepias cornuta Cordem., Asclepias cornuti Decne., Asclepias elliptica Raf., Asclepias fragrans Raf., Asclepias grandifolia Bertoloni, Asclepias intermedia Vail, Asclepias kansana Vail, Asclepias pubescens Moench, Asclepias pubigera Dumort., Asclepias serica Raf., Asclepias syriaca Blanco, nom. illeg., non Asclepias syriaca L., Asclepias syriaca fo. inermis J.R. Churchill, Asclepias syriaca fo. leucantha Dore, Asclepias syriaca var. kansana (Vail) E.J. Palmer & Steyerm., Asclepias pubescens Moench, Asclepias pubigera Dumort., Asclepias serica Raf..

References regarding Asclepias syriaca L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1762)
· Description des Plantes qui Croissent aux Environs de Montauban (1789)
· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici (1794)
· Medical Repository (1808)
· Florula belgica (1827)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· Autikon Botanikon (1840)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1844)
· Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell’Istituto di Bologna (1851)
· Fl. Réunion (1895)
· Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club (1904)
· Rhodora (1919)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1935)
· Rhodora (1938)
· Univ. MD. Agric. Exp. Stn. Bull., (1942)
· Rhodora (1944)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1954)
· Taxon (1982)
· Acta Biologica Cracoviensia, Series Botanica (1990)
· Uses of plants by the Indians (1991)
· Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien (1992)
· International Organization of Plant Biosystematists Newsletter (1995)

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