Hibiscus sabdariffa: 1 definition


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

Hibiscus sabdariffa 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: Furcaria sabdariffa Ulbr., Hibiscus acetosus Noronha, Hibiscus cannabinus Hiern, non L., p.p., Hibiscus cruentus Bertol., Hibiscus digitatus Cav., Hibiscus fraternus L., Hibiscus gossypiifolius Mill., Hibiscus masuianus De Wild. & T. Durand, Hibiscus palmatilobus Baill., Hibiscus sabdariffa var. albus A. Howard & G. Howard, Hibiscus sabdariffa var. altissima Wester, Hibiscus sabdariffa var. bhaghalpuriensis A. Howard & G. Howard, Hibiscus sabdariffa var. intermedius A. Howard & G. Howard, Hibiscus sabdariffa var. ruber A. Howard & G. Howard, Hibiscus sanguineus Griff., Sabdariffa digitata Kostel., Sabdariffa rubra Kostel..

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Plantae Surinamenses (1775)
· Allgemeine MedizinischPharmazeutische Flora (1857)
· Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis (1840)
· FBI (1874)
· Correspondence Respecting the Disturbances, in the neighbourhood of British Sherbro, in April and May 1883. (1883)
· Further Correspondence Respecting Disturbances, in the Native Territories adjacent to Sierra Leone. (1886)
· A Handbook of the Sherbro Language. (1921)
· The Sherbro of Sierra Leone. (1938)
· Cytologia (1982)
· Acta Botanica Austro Sinica (1989)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1991)
· Journal of Agriculture & Food Chemistry (1986)
· Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Botany Series (1999)
· Taxon (2001)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2004)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)

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