Lepidium meyenii: 1 definition


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

Lepidium meyenii Walp. 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: Lepidium affine Wedd., Lepidium gelidum Wedd., Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum (Wedd.) Thell., Lepidium meyenii subsp. marginatum (Griseb.) Thell., Lepidium meyenii var. affine (Wedd.) Thell., Lepidium weddellii O.E. Schulz.

References regarding Lepidium meyenii Walp. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Novorum Actorum Academiae Caesareae LeopoldinaeCarolinae Naturae Curiosorum (1843)
· Journal of Ethnobiology (1981)
· Lost Crops of the Incas: Little-Known Plants of the Andes with Promise for Worldwide Cultivation. (1989)

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