Kamde, Kaṃḍe, Kande, Kaṇḍe: 3 definitions


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Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Kande [काँडे] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Lepidagathis incurva Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don from the Acanthaceae (Acanthus) family. For the possible medicinal usage of kande, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Kande [काँडे] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Argemone mexicana L. from the Papaveraceae (Poppy) family.

Kande [ಕಂದೆ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Momordica dioica Momordica dioica Roxb. ex Willd. from the Cucurbitaceae (Pumpkin) family.

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

1) Kande in Sierra Leone is the name of a plant defined with Zea mays in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Zea amylacea Sturtev. (among others).

2) Kande in Sudan is also identified with Combretum micranthum It has the synonym Bureava crotonoides Baill. (etc.).

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

· Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
· Nomenclator Botanicus (1821)
· A Manual of Botany for the Northern States (1818)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1987)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique (1829)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Kande, for example side effects, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, health benefits, diet and recipes, 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kaṃḍe (ಕಂಡೆ):—[noun] = ಕಂಡೆಯ [kamdeya]1.

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Kaṃde (ಕಂದೆ):—[noun] the creeper Momordica dioica of Cucurbitaceae family and its gourd; small bitter gourd.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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