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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Hooigras in Southern Africa is the name of a plant defined with Chloris virgata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym E.M. Tucker, Catalogue of the Library of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Cambridge, Mass. 1917– 1933 (among others).

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

· Flora Capensis (1900)
· Observationes Botanicae (1789)
· Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum (1854)
· Naturaleza (1870)
· Flora Boreali-Americana (1803)
· Revue internationale de botanique appliquée et d’agriculture tropicale (1934)

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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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