M'vouma: 1 definition
M'vouma 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)
1) M'vouma in Cameroon is the name of a plant defined with Ceiba pentandra in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Eriodendron occidentale (Spreng.) G. Don (among others).
2) M'vouma in Central Africa is also identified with Xylopia aurantiiodora It has the synonym Artabotrys aurantiodorus De Wild. & T. Durand) Engl. & Diels (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Systema Naturae
· Flora Javae Anonac. (1830)
· Botanical Register (1820)
· The Tiv Tribe. (1933)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Monographien afrikanischer Pflanzen-Familien und -Gattungen (1901)
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