Kalimbo: 1 definition


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Kalimbo in Chad is the name of a plant defined with Leptadenia pyrotechnica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Sarcostemma pyrotechnicum (Forssk.) Schult. (among others).

2) Kalimbo in Nigeria is also identified with Leptadenia hastata It has the synonym Tylophora incana Brunner (etc.).

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

· Beskrivelse af Guineeiske planter (1827)
· Phytotherapy Research (2001)
· Planta Medica (1997)
· Economic Botany (2001)
· Contributions to the Botany of India (1834)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1786)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Kalimbo, for example diet and recipes, chemical composition, side effects, pregnancy safety, health benefits, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

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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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