Marau: 1 definition
Marau 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)
1) Marau in East Africa is the name of a plant defined with Gloriosa superba in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Methonica grandiflora Hook. (among others).
2) Marau in Vernacular names is also identified with Inocarpus fagifer It has the synonym Aniotum edulis J.R. Forst. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands (1988)
· Cytologia (1990)
· Annales Botanices Systematicae (Walpers) (1852)
· Journal of a voyage to the South Seas (1773)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Naturw. Reise Mossambique (1864)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Marau, for example side effects, chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, extract dosage, have a look at these references.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Ashvinikumarau, Rumput kemarau.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Marau; (plurals include: Maraus). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
The backdrop of the Srikanthacarita and the Mankhakosa (by Dhrubajit Sarma)
Part 2j - Rasa (10): Bhāva < [Chapter III - Literary Assessment Of The Śrīkaṇṭhacarita]
Alamkaras mentioned by Vamana (by Pratim Bhattacharya)
3: Definition of Samāsokti Alaṃkāra < [Chapter 4 - Arthālaṃkāras mentioned by Vāmana]