Catalina: 1 definition

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Catalina 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)

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

1) Catalina in Mexico is the name of a plant defined with Euphorbia heterophylla in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Poinsettia geniculata Klotzsch & Garcke (among others).

2) Catalina is also identified with Euphorbia pulcherrima It has the synonym Pleuradenia coccinea Raf. (etc.).

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

· Prodr. (DC.) (1862)
· Guihaia (1999)
· Flora of the Southeastern United States (1903)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (2000)
· Listados Florísticos de México (1997)
· The Botany of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald (1853)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Catalina, for example health benefits, side effects, extract dosage, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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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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