Mpia: 1 definition
Mpia 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)
1) Mpia in Africa is the name of a plant defined with Talipariti tiliaceum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hibiscus tiliaceus var. abutiloides (Willd.) Hochr. (among others).
2) Mpia in Tanzania is also identified with Sonneratia alba It has the synonym Chiratia leucantha Montr. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Nova Guinea (1914)
· Flora of the British West Indian Islands (1859)
· The Cyclopaedia
· Familles des Plantes (1763)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1831)
· Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis (1834)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Mpia, for example side effects, health benefits, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, 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: Mpiamzitu.
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