Mpira: 1 definition


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Mpira in Kenya is the name of a plant defined with Landolphia buchananii in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Clitandra buchananii Hallier f..

2) Mpira is also identified with Saba comorensis It has the synonym Pacouria florida (Benth.) Hiern (etc.).

3) Mpira in Tanzania is also identified with Landolphia kirkii It has the synonym Vahea kirkii (Dyer) Sadeb. (etc.).

4) Mpira is also identified with Landolphia owariensis It has the synonym Landolphia pierrei Hua (etc.).

5) Mpira 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):

· Revue internationale de botanique appliquée et d’agriculture tropicale (1948)
· Recherches sur la Flore Méridionale de Madagascar (1912)
· Genera Plantarum (1876)
· Mémoires du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle (1948)
· Kew Garden Report (1880)
· Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten. (1900)

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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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