Pentaikkay: 1 definition
Pentaikkay means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)
Pentaikkay in India is the name of a plant defined with Hibiscus esculentus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Flora of Chiapas (1990)
· New Botanist (1976)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1979)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Systematic Botany Monographs (1988)
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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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