Pe de galinha, Pé de galinha: 1 definition


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

1) Pe de galinha in Brazil is the name of a plant defined with Eustachys distichophylla in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Enteropogon dolichostachyus (Lag.) Keng (among others).

2) Pe de galinha in South America is also identified with Chloris barbata It has the synonym Andropogon polydactylon L. (etc.).

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

· Anales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires (1904)
· Flora Australiensis: a description … (1878)
· Revista de la Facultad de Agronomia y Veterinaria (1919)
· Flora Brasiliensis (1878)
· J. Cytol. Genet. (1985)
· Australian Journal of Botany, Supplementary Series (1972)

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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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