Bunk: 1 definition
Bunk 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)
Bunk in English is the name of a plant defined with Cichorium intybus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cichorium intybus var. sativum (Bisch.) Janch.) (Latin intibus, intybus, intubus, or intibum, intybum, Greek entybon ‘endive, succory’ (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Folia Geobotanica et Phytotaxonomica (1993)
· Flora of Iran (1977)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Bunk, for example side effects, chemical composition, health benefits, diet and recipes, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Search found 3 books and stories containing Bunk; (plurals include: Bunks). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
“Subbaratnam” < [December 1946]
K. Balasubramania Iyer: Last of the < [July – Sept. & Oct. – Dec. 1992]
The Virtuous Woman < [January 1959]
Gati in Theory and Practice (by G. Srinivasu)
References to drama, dance and music in Sanskrit literature < [Chapter 1 - Nāṭya]
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)