Muchi: 1 definition


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Ambiguity: Although Muchi has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Muci.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Muchi in India is the name of a plant defined with Ricinus communis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cataputia minor Ludw. (among others).

2) Muchi in Nigeria is also identified with Adansonia digitata It has the synonym Ophelus sitularius Lour. (etc.).

3) Muchi in Peru is also identified with Monnina salicifolia It has the synonym Hebeandra mucronata Bonpl. (etc.).

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

· Systema Vegetabilium Florae Peruvianae et Chilensis (1798)
· Sylva Telluriana (1838)
· A grammar and vocabulary of the Nupe language. (1864)
· Catalogus Plantarum Madagascariensium (1906)
· The Okavango River. (1861)
· Species Plantarum

If you are looking for specific details regarding Muchi, for example extract dosage, diet and recipes, health benefits, chemical composition, side effects, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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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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