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

Calotropis gigantea (L.) W.T. Aiton 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: Asclepias gigantea L., Calotropis gigantea (L.) R. Br., Calotropis gigantiea (L.) R. Br. ex Schult., Madorius giganteus (L.) Kuntze, Madorius giganteus Kuntze, Periploca cochinchinensis Lour., Streptocaulon cochinchinense (Lour.) G. Don, Streptocaulon cochinchinense G. Don.

References regarding Calotropis gigantea (L.) W.T. Aiton for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society (1810)
· Hortus Kewensis (1811)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1820)
· Contributions to the Botany of India (1834)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1837)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1895)
· Revised Handb. to the Flora of Ceylon (1973)
· Taxon (1977)
· Science and Culture (1980)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1988)
· Chem. Pharm. Bull. (Tokyo) (2007)
· Transfusion (1993)
· Chem. Pharm. Bull. (Tokyo) (1998)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2002)
· Ethnobotany (2004)
· Toxicon. (2005)
· Phytotherapy Research (2005)
· Nepal Med. Coll. J. (2006)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2006)
· Journal of Natural Products
· Contraception. (2007)
· Fitoterapia (2007)

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