Habbe: 3 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Habbe [ಹಬ್ಬೆ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Huberantha cerasoides (Roxb.) Chaowasku from the Annonaceae (Sugar-apple) family having the following synonyms: Guatteria cerasoides, Polyalthia cerasoides, Uvaria cerasoides. For the possible medicinal usage of habbe, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

1) Habbe in India is the name of a plant defined with Calamus rotang in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Palmijuncus monoecus (Roxb.) Kuntze (among others).

2) Habbe is also identified with Polyalthia cerasoides It has the synonym Polyalthia cerasoides (Roxb.) Bedd. (etc.).

3) Habbe is also identified with Polyalthia fragrans It has the synonym Guatteria fragrans Dalzell (etc.).

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

· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Philippine Journal of Science (1923)
· The Flora Sylvatica for Southern India (1869)
· Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. (1845)
· Hooker’s Journal of Botany Kew Gard. Misc. (1851)
· Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden (Calcutta) (1908)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Habbe, for example diet and recipes, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, side effects, health benefits, have a look at these references.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Habbe (ಹಬ್ಬೆ):—

1) [noun] the rattan Calamus rotang of Arecaceae family; slender rattan; water rattan.

2) [noun] the tree Polyalthia cerasoides of Annonaceae family; common cherry nutmeg tree.

3) [noun] another tree Polyalthia fragrans of the same family; fragrant cherry nutmeg tree.

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Habbe (ಹಬ್ಬೆ):—[noun] = ಹಬೆ [habe].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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