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

Cleome viscosa L. 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: Arivela viscosa Raf., Arivela viscosa (L.) Raf., Arivela viscosa (L.) Raf. var. viscosa, Cleome acutifolia Elmer, Cleome epilobioides Baker, nom. illeg., Cleome epilobioides Jan ex Schult. f., nom. inval., Cleome icosandra L., Cleome viscosa var. parviflora Kuntze, Cleome viscosa var. viscosa, Lagansa alba Raf., nom. illeg., Polanisia icosandra (L.) Wight & Arn., Polanisia microphylla Eichler, Polanisia orthocarpa Hochst., Polanisia orthocarpa Webb, Polanisia viscosa (L.) DC., Polanisia viscosa var. icosandra (L.) Schweinf. ex Oliv., Sinapistrum viscosum Moench, Sinapistrum viscosum (L.) Moench.

References regarding Cleome viscosa L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1754)
· Suppl. Meth. (Moench) (1802)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1824)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1829)
· Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis (1834)
· Sylva Telluriana (1838)
· Flora Brasiliensis (1865)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1868)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew (1897)
· Leaflets of Philippine Botany (2574)
· Brittonia (1960)
· Acta Bot. Indica (1975)
· Indian Journal of Medical Research (1978)
· J. Palynol. (1980)
· Taxon (1981)
· Phytotherapy Research (1991)
· Fl. Australia (1998)
· Ethnobotany (2000)
· Phytomedicine (2002)
· Fitoterapia (2003)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)

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