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

1) Mkoma lume in Kenya is the name of a plant defined with Hyphaene compressa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hyphaene multiformis subsp. odorata Becc. (among others).

2) Mkoma lume is also identified with Hyphaene coriacea It has the synonym Chamaeriphes turbinata Kuntze (etc.).

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

· Trab. Centro Bot. Junta Invest. Ultramar (1967)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Hortus Maurit. (1837)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Deutsche Bot. Monatsschr. (1903)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzenge schichte und Pflanzengeographie (1895)

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