Kaparasamugh: 1 definition


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

1) Kaparasamugh in Kenya is the name of a plant defined with Acalypha fruticosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cephalocroton cordofanus Hochst. var. betulinus (Retz.) Müll.Arg. (among others).

2) Kaparasamugh is also identified with Acalypha volkensii It has the synonym Acalypha psilostachyoides Pax.

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

· Flora of Tropical Africa (1912)
· Plantae Quaedam Niloticae (1862)
· Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas (1895)
· Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2010)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1990)
· Observationes Botanicae (1788)

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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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