Calotropis procera: 1 definition

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

Calotropis procera (Aiton) 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: Apocynum syriacum S.G. Gmel., Apocynum syriacum Garsault, Asclepias gigantea Willd., Asclepias gigantea Jacq., nom. illeg., Asclepias gigantea L., Asclepias procera Aiton, Calotropis busseana K. Schum., Calotropis gigantea var. procera (Aiton) P.T. Li, Calotropis hamiltonii Wight, Calotropis heterophylla Wall., Calotropis inflexa Chiov., Calotropis persica Gand., Calotropis procera (Aiton) R. Br., Calotropis procera [Dryand.], Calotropis procera subsp. hamiltonii (Wight) Ali, Calotropis syriaca (S.G. Gmel.) Woodson, Calotropis syriaca Woodson, Calotropis wallichii Wight, Madorius procerus Kuntze, Madorius procerus (Aiton) Kuntze.

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Les Figures des Plantes et Animaux d'Usage en Medecine (1764)
· Reise Russland (1774)
· Hortus Kewensis (1789)
· Species Plantarum, ed. 4
· Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society (1810)
· Hortus Kewensis (1811)
· Contributions to the Botany of India (1834)
· A Numerical List of Dried Specimens (8217)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1903)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1918)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1930)
· Atti dell’Istituto Botanico dell’Università di Pavia (1936)
· Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (1980)
· The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa. (1985)
· International Nematology Network Newsletter (1989)
· Journal of South China Agricultural University (1991)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Mediators Inflamm. (2005)
· World J. Gastroenterol. (2517)
· Autonomic & Autacoid Pharmacology (2007)

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