Pigavi: 1 definition


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Pigavi in India is the name of a plant defined with Biophytum umbraculum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Oxalis sessilis Buchanan-Hamilton ex Baillon (among others).

2) Pigavi is also identified with Cassine glauca It has the synonym Elaeodendron glaucum (Rottb.) Pers. Elaeodendron glaucum (Vahl) Pers. (etc.).

3) Pigavi is also identified with Oxalis sessilis It has the synonym Biophytum apodiscias (Turcz.) Edgew. & Hook. f. (etc.).

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

· Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique (1861)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (2003)
· A Numerical List of Dried Specimens (4344)
· Das Pflanzenreich (1930)
· J. Cytol. Genet. (1995)

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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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