Banafshah: 1 definition


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

1) Banafshah in India is the name of a plant defined with Viola odorata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

2) Banafshah is also identified with Viola patrinii It has the synonym Viola patrinii var. brevicalcarata Skvortsov (etc.).

3) Banafshah is also identified with Viola pilosa It has the synonym Viola pogonantha W.W. Sm. (etc.).

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

· Bot. Žurn. (1994)
· Int. Organ. Pl. Biosyst. Newslett. (Zurich) (1995)
· Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University of Tokyo (1906)
· Acta Biol. Cracov., Ser. Bot. (1978)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1925)
· Enumeratio Spermatophytarum Japonicarum (1954)

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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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