Mnavu: 1 definition
Mnavu 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) Mnavu in East Africa is the name of a plant defined with Solanum nigrum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Solanum nigrum Acerb. ex Dunal (among others).
2) Mnavu in Tanzania is also identified with Solanum scabrum It has the synonym Solanum melanocerasum All. (etc.).
3) Mnavu is also identified with Solanum tarderemotum It has the synonym Solanum nigrum auct. non L. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1978)
· Glimpses of Cytogenetics in India (1992)
· Auct. Syn. Meth. Stirp. Hort. Regii Taur. (1773)
· Eclogae Americanae (1797)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1984)
· Journal of the Indian Botanical Society (1986)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Mnavu, for example health benefits, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, chemical composition, side effects, diet and recipes, 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)
Starts with: Mnavu mchungu, Mnavu-jangaa, Mnavu-tsaka, Mnavu-zinge, Mnavumahomba.
Full-text: Mnavu-jangaa, Mnavu mchungu, Mnavu-tsaka, Mnavu-zinge.
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