Bahupushpa, Bahupuṣpa, Bahu-pushpa: 7 definitions


Bahupushpa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Bahupuṣpa can be transliterated into English as Bahupuspa or Bahupushpa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Bahupushpa in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Bahupushpa [बहुपुष्प] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Breynia retusa (Dennst.) Alston from the Phyllanthaceae (Amla) family having the following synonyms: Phyllanthus retusus, Breynia patens. For the possible medicinal usage of bahupushpa, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Bahupushpa in India is the name of a plant defined with Erythrina variegata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Chirocalyx indicus Walp. (among others).

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

· Flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1855)
· Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (1929)
· Natuur-Geneesk. Arch. Ned.-Indie (1846)
· An Introduction to the Natural System of Botany (1836)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Herbarium Amboinense (1754)

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bahupushpa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bahupuṣpa (बहुपुष्प).—

1) the coral tree.

2) the Nimba tree.

Derivable forms: bahupuṣpaḥ (बहुपुष्पः).

Bahupuṣpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bahu and puṣpa (पुष्प). See also (synonyms): bahīpuṣpa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bahupuṣpa (बहुपुष्प):—[=bahu-puṣpa] [from bahu > bah] m. ‘many-blossomed’, Erythrina Indica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (f(ī or ikā). Grislea Tomentosa, [Bhāvaprakāśa])

[Sanskrit to German]

Bahupushpa in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bahupushpa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bahupuṣpa (ಬಹುಪುಷ್ಪ):—

1) [noun] the tree Nyctanthes arbor-tristis of Oleaceae family; coral jasmine.

2) [noun] the tree Erythrina varigata (var. orientalis) of Papilionaceae faily; Indian coral tree.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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