Bekela: 1 definition
Bekela means something in 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.
Biology (plants and animals)
Bekela in Gabon is the name of a plant defined with Xylopia aethiopica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Xylopicrum aethiopicum (Dunkley) Kuntze (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Supplementum Plantarum (1782)
· Monographie de la famille des Anonacées (1817)
· Dakar Med. (2003)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2011)
· Systema Naturae
· Communications Agric. Applied Biol. Sci. (2005)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Bekela, for example side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, extract dosage, have a look at these references.
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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