Nasotar: 1 definition
Nasotar 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) Nasotar in India is the name of a plant defined with Merremia turpethum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ipomoea anceps Roemer & Schultes (among others).
2) Nasotar is also identified with Operculina turpethum It has the synonym Ipomoea ornithopoda B.L. Rob. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Systema Vegetabilium, ed. 15 (1819)
· Hortus Mauritianus (1837)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzenge schichte und Pflanzengeographie (1894)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Genera Plantarum
· Publications of the Field Museum of Natural History, Botanical series (1959)
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