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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Okoa in Cameroon is the name of a plant defined with Lophira alata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lophira simplex G. Don (among others).

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

· Parasitology Research (2010)
· Supplementum carpologiae. . . . 3: 52, t. 188. 1805, A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants 1: 814. 1831 and Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 15: 186–188. 1901, Exploration Botanique de l’Afrique Occidentale Française ... 5: 154. 1909, Journal of Natural Products 69(8): 1206–1208. 2006, (1805)

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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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