Gendui: 1 definition


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Gendui in Sierra Leone is the name of a plant defined with Treculia africana in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Myriopeltis edulis Welw. ex Hook.f. (among others).

2) Gendui is also identified with Treculia erinacea It has the synonym Antiaris toxicaria var. africana Scott-Elliot ex A. Chev. (etc.).

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

· Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique (1947)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique (1847)
· Etudes Fl. Afr. Centr. Franc. (1913)
· Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences (1920)
· Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew (1894)
· Adansonia (1875)

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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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