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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Gnon in Ivory Coast is the name of a plant defined with Pennisetum glaucum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cenchrus spicatus (L.) Kuntze, nom. illeg., non Cenchrus spicatus (L.) Cav. (among others).

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

· Conspectus Florae Africae (1894)
· Handbuch des Getreidebaus (1885)
· Fl. Ceylon (1900)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1817)
· Amer. Journal of Botany (1977)
· Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1931)

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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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