Gloriosa superba: 1 definition


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

Gloriosa superba 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: Clinostylis speciosa Hochst., Eugone superba (L.) Salisb., Eugone superba Salisb., Gloriosa abyssinica A. Rich., Gloriosa abyssinica var. graminifolia Franch., Gloriosa angulata Schumach., Gloriosa aurea Chiov., Gloriosa aurea forma angustifolia, Gloriosa aurea forma latifolia, Gloriosa baudii Chiov., Gloriosa caerulea Mill., Gloriosa carsonii Baker, Gloriosa cirrhifolia Stokes, Gloriosa doniana Schult. & Schult.f., Gloriosa doniana Schult.f., Gloriosa graminifolia (Franch.) Chiov., Gloriosa graminifolia Chiov., Gloriosa graminifolia var. heterophylla Chiov., Gloriosa grandiflora O’Brien, Gloriosa grandiflora (Hook.) O’Brien, Gloriosa grandiflora (De Wild. & T. Durand) J.C. Manning & Vinn., Gloriosa homblei De Wild., Gloriosa leopoldii (Van Houtte ex Lem.) Van Houtte & Voss, Gloriosa lutea auct., Gloriosa minor Rendle, Gloriosa nepalensis G. Don, Gloriosa plantii (Planch.) Loudon, Gloriosa plantii Loudon, Gloriosa x rockefelleriana Stehlé & M.Stehlé, Gloriosa rockefelleriana Stehlé & M. Stehlé, Gloriosa rothschildiana O’Brien, Gloriosa sampiana Pires de Lima, Gloriosa simplex L., Gloriosa speciosa (Hochst.) Engl., Gloriosa speciosa Engl., Gloriosa superba f. angustifolia Kuntze, nom. illeg., Gloriosa superba f. doniana (Schult. & Schult.f.) T. Durand & Schinz, Gloriosa superba f. grandiflora (Hook.) Kuntze, Gloriosa superba var. angustifolia Baker, Gloriosa verschuurii Hoog, Gloriosa virescens Lindl., Gloriosa virescens var. grandiflora (Hook.) Baker, Gloriosa virescens var. leopoldii (Van Houtte ex Lem.) T. Durand & Schinz, Gloriosa virescens var. petersiana (Klotzsch ex Garcke) T. Durand & Schinz, Gloriosa virescens var. plantii (Planch.) T. Durand & Schinz, Gloriosa virescens var. platyphylla (Klotzsch) T. Durand & Schinz, Littonia baudii A. Terracc., Methonica abyssinica Walp., Methonica abyssinica (A. Rich.) Walp., Methonica doniana (Schult. & Schult.f.) Kunth, Methonica doniana Kunth, Methonica gloriosa Salisb., Methonica grandiflora Hook., Methonica leopoldii Van Houtte ex Lem., Methonica petersiana Klotzsch ex Garcke, Methonica plantii Planch., Methonica plantii Hort. ex Planch., Methonica platyphylla Klotzsch, Methonica platyphylla Klotzsch ex Garcke, Methonica superba (L.) Crantz, Methonica superba Crantz, Methonica virescens (Lindl.) Kunth, Methonica virescens Kunth.

References regarding Gloriosa superba L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Inst. Rei Herb. (1766)
· Prodromus Stirpium in Horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium (1796)
· Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London (1812)
· Systema Vegetabilium, ed. 15 (1829)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Horti Botanici Berolinensis (1843)
· Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (1846)
· Annales Botanices Systematicae (Walpers) (1852)
· Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (1853)
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (5216)
· Naturw. Reise Mossambique (1864)
· Abh. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. (1891)
· Feddes Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis (1913)
· Resultati Scientifici della missione Stefanini-Paoli nella Somalia Italiana (1916)
· J. Roy. Hort. Soc. (1950)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1965)
· Ceylon Med. J., (1971)
· Current Science (1981)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1985)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1989)
· Cytologia (1990)
· Journal of the Indian Botanical Society (1992)
· Ethnobotany (2004)
· Taxon (2007)

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