Bemdaka, Beṃḍaka, Bendaka, Beṇḍaka: 3 definitions


Bemdaka 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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Bendaka in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Maclura spinosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) C.C. Berg from the Moraceae (Mulberry) family. For the possible medicinal usage of bendaka, 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.

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

1) Bendaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Plecospermum spinosum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Trophis spinosa Roxb. ex Willd. (among others).

2) Bendaka is also identified with Senna siamea It has the synonym Cassia reticulata Willd. (etc.).

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

· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1983)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1989)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1785)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1987)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1951)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique (1847)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Bendaka, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, health benefits, extract dosage, side effects, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Beṃḍaka (ಬೆಂಡಕ):—[noun] = ಬೆಂಡುಗ [bemduga].

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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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