Orumu: 1 definition


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Orumu in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Dacryodes edulis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pachylobus saphu (Engl.) Engl. (among others).

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

· Skrifter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet (1810)
· Niger Flora. (1849)
· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1893)
· Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg (1932)
· Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien (1896)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1832)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Orumu, for example chemical composition, side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

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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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