Mansaf: 1 definition
Mansaf means something in biology. 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)
1) Mansaf in Southern Africa is the name of a plant defined with Ochna pulchra in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Polythecium pulchrum (Hook.) Tiegh. (among others).
2) Mansaf is also identified with Ochrosia coccinea It has the synonym Excavatia coccinea Markgr. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Adansonia (1977)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1927)
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (Tokyo) (1923)
· Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem (1928)
· Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi (1869)
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