Mnavu mchungu: 1 definition

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

Mnavu mchungu in Tanzania is the name of a plant defined with Solanum americanum 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 auct. non L. (among others).

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

· Histoire Naturelle, Médicale et Économique des Solanum (1813)
· Science and Culture (1982)
· Taxon (1980)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1847)
· New Botanist (1980)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1987)

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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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