Jamuka: 1 definition
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Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Jamuka in India is the name of a plant defined with Citrullus lanatus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cucurbita anguria Duchesne ex Lam., nom. illeg. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Uses of plants by the Indians (1991)
· Prodromus Plantarum Capensium (1794)
· Catalogus Seminum et Sporarum in Horto Botanico Universitatis Imperialis Tokyoensis (1915)
· Prodr. Flora Capensis, being a systematic description of the plants of the Cape Colony, Caffraria, & port Natal (1800)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Africae Australis Extratropicae (1826)
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