Pippalam: 1 definition


Pippalam means something in biology, Tamil. 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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Pippalam [പിപ്പലം] in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Ficus religiosa L. from the Moraceae (Mulberry) family having the following synonyms: Ficus peepul, Ficus superstitiosa, Ficus caudata. For the possible medicinal usage of pippalam, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Pippalam [பிப்பலம்] in the Tamil language, ibid. previous identification.

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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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