Morinda citrifolia: 1 definition


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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Morinda citrifolia L. is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Morinda angustifolia Roth, nom. illeg., Morinda aspera Wight & Arn., Morinda bracteata Roxb., nom. illeg., Morinda chachuca Buch.-Ham., Morinda chrysorhiza DC., Morinda citrifolia Hunter, nom. illeg., non Morinda citrifolia L., Morinda citrifolia f. potteri (O. Deg.) H. St. John, Morinda citrifolia var. bracteata (Roxb.) Kurz, Morinda citrifolia var. bracteata (Roxb.) Hook.f., nom. illeg., Morinda citrifolia var. elliptica Hook.f., Morinda citrifolia var. potteri O. Deg., Morinda coreia var. stenophylla (Spreng.) Chandrab., Morinda elliptica (Hook.f.) Ridl., Morinda ligulata Blanco, Morinda litoralis Blanco, Morinda littoralis Blanco, Morinda macrophylla Desf., Morinda mudia Buch.-Ham., Morinda multiflora Roxb., Morinda nodosa Buch.-Ham., Morinda quadrangularis hort., Morinda quadrangularis G. Don, Morinda stenophylla Spreng., Morinda teysmanniana Miq., Morinda tinctoria Noronha, Morinda tinctoria var. aspera (Wight & Arn.) Hook.f., Morinda tinctoria var. multiflora (Roxb.) Hook.f., Morinda tomentosa B. Heyne ex Roth, Morinda zollingeriana Miq., Platanocephalus orientalis Crantz, Psychotria chrysorhiza Thonn., Samama citrifolia Kuntze, Samama citrifolia (L.) Kuntze, Sarcocephalus leichhardtii F. Muell..

References regarding Morinda citrifolia L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1761)
· Inst. Rei Herb. (1766)
· Asiatic Researches (1795)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Prodr. Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ Orient.: (1834)
· Flora de Filipinas, ed. 2 (1845)
· Fl. Ned. Ind. (1857)
· Essay Pl. Burdek: (1860)
· Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (1877)
· Flora of the British India (1880)
· Phil. J. Sci. (1912)
· J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. (1918)
· Nat. S. Pac. Exped. (1949)
· Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India (1969)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1980)
· Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club (1984)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1985)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1985)
· Glimpses in Plant Research (1988)
· Fl. Coimbatore (1988)

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