Kigelia africana: 1 definition


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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth. is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Bignonia africana Lam., Crescentia pinnata Jacq., Kigelia abyssinica A. Rich., Kigelia acutifolia Engl. ex Sprague, Kigelia aethiopica Decne., Kigelia aethiopica (Aubrév. ex Sillans) Decne., Kigelia aethiopum (Fenzl) Dandy, Kigelia africana var. aethiopica (Decne.) Aubrév. ex Sillans, Kigelia africana var. elliptica (Sprague) Sillans, Kigelia angolensis Welw. ex Sprague, Kigelia elliotii Sprague, Kigelia elliptica Sprague, Kigelia ikbaliae De Wild., Kigelia impressa Sprague, Kigelia lanceolata Sprague, Kigelia moosa Sprague, Kigelia pinnata (Jacq.) DC., Kigelia pinnata DC., Kigelia pinnata (Jacq.) DC. var. tomentella Sprague, Kigelia spragueana Wernham, Kigelia talbotii Hutch. & Dalziel, Kigelia tristis A. Chev., Sotor aethiopium Fenzl, Tanaecium pinnatum (Jacq.) Willd., Tanaecium pinnatum Willd., Tecoma africana (Lam.) G. Don, Tecoma africana G. Don, Tripinnaria africana Spreng., Tripinnaria africana (Jacq.) Spreng..

References regarding Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1785)
· Collectanea (1789)
· Species Plantarum. (1800)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1825)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1838)
· Bibliothèque Universelle de Genève (1838)
· Flora (1844)
· Prodr. (DC.) (1845)
· Icones Selectae Plantarum (1846)
· Niger Flora. (1849)
· Fetichism and fetich worshippers. (1885)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1906)
· Notulae Systematicae. (1953)
· The Flowering Plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (1956)
· The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa. (1985)
· Acta Botanica Austro Sinica (1989)
· Ceiba (2003)

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