Matki: 2 definitions

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Matki 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: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Matki in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Vigna aconitifolia (Jacq.) Marechal from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Phaseolus palmatus, Phaseolus aconitifolius, Dolichos dissectus. For the possible medicinal usage of matki, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Matki in the Marathi language, ibid. previous identification.

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

Matki in India is the name of a plant defined with Vigna aconitifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Phaseolus aconitifolius Jacq. (among others).

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

· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1985)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1786)
· Kew Bulletin (1969)
· Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica (1775)
· Observationum Botanicarum (1768)
· Cytologia (1989)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Matki, for example chemical composition, extract dosage, side effects, pregnancy safety, health benefits, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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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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