Nzanawa: 1 definition


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Nzanawa in Kenya is the name of a plant defined with Berchemia discolor in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Araliorhamnus punctulata H. Perrier (among others).

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

· Notulae Systematicae. (1943)
· Adansonia (1966)
· Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt (1903)
· Mém. Fam. Rhamnées (1826)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1868)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles (Paris) (1827)

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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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