Boesenbergia rotunda: 1 definition


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

Boesenbergia rotunda (L.) Mansfield 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: Boesenbergia cochinchinensis Loes., Boesenbergia cochinchinensis (Gagnep.) Loes., Boesenbergia pandurata (Roxburgh) Schlechter, Boesenbergia pandurata Schltr., Curcuma rotunda L., Gastrochilus pandurata Ridl., Gastrochilus panduratus (Roxb.) Ridl., Gastrochilus rotundus (L.) Alston, Kaempferia cochinchinensis Gagnep., Kaempferia ovata Roscoe, Kaempferia pandurata Roxburgh.

References regarding Boesenbergia rotunda (L.) Mansfield for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1807)
· Asiatic Researches, or ‘Transactions of the Society’ (1810)
· Plantae Asiaticae Rariores, or ‘Descriptions and figures of a select number of unpublished East Indian plants’ (1829)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. (1899)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1907)
· Asiatic Researches (1910)
· Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis (1913)
· Naturlichen Pflanzenfamilien ed. 2 (1930)
· Hand-Book Fl. Ceylon (1931)
· Kulturpflanze (1958)
· Guihaia (1988)
· Phytochemistry (1993)
· Songklanakarin J. Sci. Technol. (2006)
· Heterocycles

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