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

Hog peanut in English is the name of a plant defined with Amphicarpaea bracteata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Falcata caroliniana J.F. Gmel. (among others).

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

· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Rhodora (1937)
· Taxon (1959)
· American Midland Naturalist (1916)
· Phytologia (1987)
· Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters (1924)

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