Kallukkalaikkattan, Kallukkalaikkāttāṉ: 2 definitions
Kallukkalaikkattan means something in biology, Tamil. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Kallukkalaikkattan in India is the name of a plant defined with Alternanthera sessilis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Paronychia tetragona Moench (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Taxon (1981)
· Catalogus plantarum horti botanici monspeliensis (1813)
· Species Plantarum (1762)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1849)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1783)
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Languages of India and abroad
Tamil dictionarySource: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon
Kallukkalaikkāttāṉ (கல்லுக்கலைக்காத்தான்) [kallukkalai-kāttāṉ] noun See கல்லுக்கலைத்தான். (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [kallukkalaithan. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]
Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.
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