Mbooya: 1 definition
Mbooya 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)
Mbooya in Tanzania is the name of a plant defined with Ancylobothrys in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Landolphia scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Didr. var. tubeufii (Busse ex Stapf) Busse (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten (1900)
· Annales de la Société Scientifique de Bruxelles (1895)
· Kew Garden Report (1880)
· Wageningen Agric. Univ. Pap. (1994)
· Histoire des plantes de la Guiane Françoise (1775)
· Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Paris (1898)
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