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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Ngoj in Senegal is the name of a plant defined with Cenchrus biflorus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Elymus caput-medusae Forssk., nom. illeg., non Elymus caput-medusae L. (among others).

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

· Linnaea (1829)
· Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1933)
· Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica (1775)
· Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Naturvidensk. Math. Afh. (1828)
· Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique … (1863)
· Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Giardino Colon. Palermo (1910)

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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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