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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Ekpan in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Sorghum bicolor in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Holcus cernuus Muhl., nom. illeg., non Holcus cernuus Ard. (among others).

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

· Am. Journal of Botany (1757)
· Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica (1775)
· Flora Lusitanica (1995)
· Flora Peruviana (1798)
· Saggi scientifici e letterarj dell’ accademia di Padova (1786)
· Journal of Wuhan Botanical Research (1997)

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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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