Cascarilla: 1 definition


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

1) Cascarilla in Bolivia is the name of a plant defined with Cinchona calisaya in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Quinquina carabayensis var. villosa Kuntze (among others).

2) Cascarilla is also identified with Cinchona officinalis It has the synonym Hindsia subandina Krause (etc.).

3) Cascarilla in English is also identified with Croton eluteria It has the synonym Clutia decandra Crantz (etc.).

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

· Nova Genera et Species Plantarum seu Prodromus (1788)
· Hist. Acad. Roy. Sci. Mém. Math. Phys. (1738)
· Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici (1977)
· Annales Museum Botanicum Lugduno-Batavi (1868)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1866)
· Histoire Naturelle des Quinquinas (1849)

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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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