Hangegras: 1 definition
Hangegras means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Hangegras in South Africa is the name of a plant defined with Rhynchelytrum repens in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Melinis nitens Mez (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flore de l’Afrique Centrale Française, Énumeration des Plantes Récoltées (1913)
· Grasses of Ceylon (1956)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1930)
· The World’s Grasses (1929)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1921)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Hangegras, for example extract dosage, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, health benefits, side effects, have a look at these references.
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