Hibiscus cannabinus: 1 definition


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

Hibiscus cannabinus 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: Abelmoschus verrucosus (Guill. & Perr.) Walp., Furcaria cavanillesii Kostel., Hibiscus asper var. punctatus (A. Rich.) Berhaut, Hibiscus cannabinus var. chevalieri Hochr., Hibiscus cannabinus var. punctatus (A. Rich.) Hochr., Hibiscus cannabinus var. unidens (Lindl.) Hochr., Hibiscus cordofanus Turcz., Hibiscus sabdariffa L. subsp. cannabinus (L.) G. Panigrahi & Murti, Hibiscus unidens Lindl., Hibiscus verrucosus Guill. & Perr., Hibiscus verrucosus var. punctatus A. Rich., Ketmia glandulosa Moench.

References regarding Hibiscus cannabinus L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Systema Naturae
· Supplementum ad Methodum Plantas (1802)
· Botanical Register (1825)
· Florae Senegambiae Tentamen (1830)
· Allgemeine Medizinisch-Pharmazeutische Flora (1856)
· Repertorium Botanices Systematicae. (1842)
· Tentamen Florae Abyssinicae (1847)
· Niger Flora (1849)
· Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (1858)
· Annuaire du Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de Genève (1900)
· Annuaire du Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de Genève (1901)
· Annuaire du Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de Genève (1916)
· Economic Botany (1964)
· Bot. Journal of the Linnean Society (1998)
· Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, London (Botany) (1999)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2004)

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